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Not a bird

July 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Adventure

In this excerpt from his novel, Chameleon, John Joss describes the ascent of Mt. Patterson, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains—by sailplane. Mt. Patterson is near the California-Nevada border. Mount Patterson consumes my attention. I should not have come up, a `climber without ropes’ –an earlier decision, a modest task. My instructor said, years ago: “Don’t […]

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