Essays Tagged: "Mountain"

Blue Ridge Mountain. A story of a visit.

g Darian, Danny, Laura, and I were bored so we decided that we would all go on a hike at Blue Ridge Mountain. All of us went home, got our hiking equipment, and packed a lunch. We then met at my house ... r hiking equipment, and packed a lunch. We then met at my house. I drove all of us up to Blue Ridge Mountain. We got there in a half hour it was around 10:30 AM. It was probably one of the most ...

(4 pages) 99 1 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Man Who Stepped into Yesterday

The Man who Stepped into YesterdayOnce upon a time, there was a mountain which rose out of a vast, green forest. and in the forest there were birds and lakes and ro ... year spring came, and the first blossoms began to show, the lizards would gather at the base of the mountain to give thanks for all that they had. they thanked the birds and they thanked the lakes and ... e trees and the rivers; but most importantly, they thanked icculus. icculus lived at the top of the mountain, or at least everyone thought so, for no one had ever actually seen him. but they knew he e ...

(8 pages) 76 1 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Learning Experience

rough Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island, in Maine. We stopped and parked at the foot of a mountain. The infamous Bubble Rock rested at its peak. While reading the posted sign we learned how ... d sign we learned how Bubble Rock was formed by glaciers. This rock hung over the edge of the steep mountain. Although the rock was quite stable, it looked like it would snap off at any moment. I look ...

(3 pages) 181 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Describes the three most popular types of trucks. Low riders, stock, and 4X4. advantages and disadvantages to each.

eir horns and holler out obscene language. At the same time, a monstrous Blazer cutting through the mountains maneuvers up a rocky trail desperate to reach the top. Anyone's driving needs, whether for ... e to reach the top. Anyone's driving needs, whether for flying down the street, cutting through the mountains, or simply for commuting, can be met by one of three types of trucks. These trucks make up ...

(2 pages) 61 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Descriptive Essay about skiing.

ing air brought chills across the land. Trees shook and snow flurried about the ground creating the mountain smog. The cold metal of the chair lift endured the morning breeze comfortably, while the tw ... the rejuvenating gusts, only to disappear from sight within a few seconds. The quiet breath of the mountain and the groaning of the iron monoliths holding the two companions was all that was heard.Th ...

(3 pages) 143 1 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The perfect vacation spot.

THE PERFECT VACATION SPOTMy idea of a perfect vacation spot would be in the mountains. The beautiful scenery, the life of nature, and the fresh air make the mountains such a wo ... enery, the life of nature, and the fresh air make the mountains such a wonderful place to be.In the mountains, the scenery is simply beautiful. Standing at the top of the high snowy peak of a mountain ... sight to see, it's like looking at a painting so full of life. The snow clinging to the side of the mountain puts you in a winter wonderland. In the evening, as the sun sets behind the mountains the f ...

(1 pages) 87 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Comparison/Contrast Essay

ime, the snow is natural and the scenery is a bright white sight. New York may not have the highest mountains in the world, but they are considered some of the most challenging and popular mountains. ... make our bodies warm. Through the front door was the living room, which was filled with pictures of mountain wolfs standing in snow and three large, white, soft couches centered around a tea table and ...

(4 pages) 138 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A story on how i will die in this wicked world we live in

her biting my ears. My friends and I arrived at Mt. Pilchuck extra early to conquer the treacherous mountain slopes before dark. We each had our 4X4 Toyota trucks that we had been working on the previ ... ur months before the expedition. With Jensen, Chad, and Joel on my tail, I led the excursion up the mountain trail. An immaculate red sunset was beginning to form on the horizon, which we had a wonder ...

(2 pages) 43 2 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cold Shadows (GCSE original writing)

The shadows were lengthening now. I could see the sun slowly creeping down behind a mountain. In a few minutes the whole valley would be in shade. I shivered and looked round nervously ... nd looked round nervously, trying not to think of the prospect of spending a night on this desolate mountain. As I turned to look behind me a sharp pain shot up through my leg like an electric shock. ... ly other things were boulders of varying size, like the one I was sheltered behind. I could see the mountains silhouetted against the night sky all around me. I must have been the only person for mile ...

(5 pages) 22 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Sociology of Adventure Teams: We try to investigate the roles played by the different members in mountaineering expeditions.

esearcher must further clarify the scope. The researcher intends to solely analyse the sociology of mountaineering expeditions, although the term 'small, temporary and isolated societies' could includ ... remote regions and even 'treks' , which is an activity which can introduce a novice to the world of mountaineering. This is because the inclusion of various other forms of TSIS's will lead to false ge ...

(16 pages) 38 0 3.9 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Zip USA

Zip USA: 00601 A coffee town in the valley of the Sleeping Giant in the mountains of Puerto Rico. A man said, " My land is at the top of the Olympus. Want to see where the ... it sitting in the large landscaped plaza with its fountains and courtyards and benches. The mountains surrounding adjuntas are rich with gold, silver, copper, and zinc. Many international mini ... nmental they had to figure out a way to raise money without mining. They found there answers in the mountains where coffee was growing. The adjuntas is famous for their strong dark Café Madre I ...

(2 pages) 263 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Miracle In My Life

out of control snowboarder came crashing into me. I had lost both my skis and was tumbling down the mountain and I couldn't stop. Then finally I had stopped rolling down the mountain, but to my surpri ... y, as nightfall was almost here my instincts told me to head for shelter and spend the night on the mountain. Then I had realized that my leg was still caught in that pipe! Nightfall came shortly afte ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

One Summer Day On Tompkins Mountain

One Summer Day on Tompkins Mountain Atop Mount Tompkins, where my dad bought some property in the summer of 1997, was a day of ... g. My eyes followed the wondrous bird until the maze of the valley below came into view. There were mountains as far as my eyes could see and massive bodies of trees covered the rock faces. Between wh ... revices was Republic, a small town that was 20 minutes away, wedged neatly between the overpowering mountains. The more I discovered, the more it seemed like a dream.As the day went on, things kept ge ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Biking

s pumping and coasting, the biker seems almost relaxed as he wipes the sweat off his face. However, mountain biking takes a lot of preparation. I spent a lot of time choosing the right (1) mountain bi ... osing the right (1) mountain biking equipment, in order to have fun when I started on the (2) right mountain biking trail, but I learned soon enough how easy it is to get hurt without "safe" (3) exper ...

(4 pages) 512 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

People in the Sun

away and exotic utopia where the sky was baby blue with gossamer white clouds. There were majestic mountains, which seemed to touch the sky, and were painted in snow; every freshly fallen flake glist ... taking me and my spirit seemed to soar from within me just like the eagles circling boldly over the mountain crest, each movement symbolizing their strength, beauty and courage. I stood there quietly ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

World War One

Tuesday 14th February 2011Helping handsCharacters: I and Peter and the MountainA mountain is a perilous environment. I will always remember the grumble of the ice sheet ab ... spaces between the words."I owe you." I grunted.I was always there to help you. We gazed up at the mountain with a new respect.* Ellipsis '…'

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Happiest memory

ests, wetlands, and montane grasslands are as much a part of this world as the inhospitable, frozen mountaintops that tower above. The mountains were the wrinkles of age and pimples of youth on Earth' ... a where the sun ate away the darkness. Since it was miles away from the city, I had to climb up the mountain. But, as I finally reached its zenith, I could step on the fogs as they rose going up to th ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens