There are no mountains between the Atlantic Ocean and the St. Lawrence river.
Outside, she stood on the porch a few minutes, studying the mountains around them.
They've made up splendid packs for me--fit to cross the Bohemian mountains with.
The drive from the mountains to the safe house had seemed to take forever.
His mind was awhirl with the pending confrontation, not to mention the magazine article with one more arrow pointing toward bicycling, the motor home, a trip west, the Rocky Mountains and Jeffrey Byrne, all rolled into one very plausible package.
We were just about to go up in the mountains now.
After the requisite comments on the beauties of Ouray and the surrounding mountains, Faust explained he was from California, here on business—for a short stay, he added.
The town of Ouray rests at the boxed-in end of the narrowing Uncompahgre Valley, which spreads from the towering San Juan Mountains in roughly a northwest direction, dropping elevation as the valley gradually widens.
In spite of the chase, the pure magnificence of the mountains overwhelmed him.
She stood before the panoramic window of his lair, gazing at snowfall so thick, it hid the nearby mountains from sight.
He was angry with her for going up into the mountains alone.
Too bad it isn't situated in the mountains of California.
Maybe Nick and Angela would like to go with her to visit the old place in the mountains after she graduated.
Listen, I got a summer job in the Mountains as a sitter and it includes room and board.
Range after range of mountains began with a mixture of sharp green that gradually faded until the last range was wrapped in the haze of distance.
What was it he said that day in the mountains... a body could be lost in those hills forever?
I could see mountains, high hills, at the end of the street ahead of me.
"Fun in the mountains, for a whole week," Paulette added, rising with a yawn, "if we don't kill each other."
Ridgway, a few more miles away from the backdrop of mountains, provided a spectacular view.
Thunder tumbled down the San Juan Mountains, heralding the arrival of pelting rain that turned the Jeep road into a surging stream and the sky to an ominous shade of raven black.
While the theft of the bone cast a pall on the upcoming activity, the anticipation of an outing in the mountains helped brighten their mood.
Dean pointed out the peaks that ringed them; Cirque and Teakettle Mountains, and Potosi Peak, all over 13,000 feet, and Mount Sneffles, standing tall beyond the others, stretching 14,150 feet to the sky.
As the sun climbed over the mountains, it spread its glow across the snow still nestled in the cracks and crevices above him.
It was on these byways that Dean opted to travel, rolling along the river with the down of cottonwoods filling the air like a winter snowstorm, past the occasional farm house, fields, and ever-present vista of mountains wrapping around him.
The mountains overlooked an expansive plain lined with encampments, an airfield, small ships, and other war arsenal.
Leyon took her into one of the mountains, and she sighed at the blast of chilled air that greeted her.
While there remained much of the afternoon, the shortened days of winter dipped the sun below the towering mountains as the tired couple finished the loop, returned to their jeep and left for home.
The mountains haven't changed and there are a lot of buildings still standing from the last century.
"It was flying toward the Black Mountains," answered the merchant.
Things were getting complicated here and the mountains were calling.
The gravel road led past a small subdivision, then a few individual houses and small but beautiful Lake Lenoir, before climbing into the open and leading to a beautiful panorama of the Uncompahgre Valley and the snow-capped mountains to the west.
The Uncompahgre Gorge, a deep and narrow cut in the rock of the San Juan Mountains, hugged in its confines, a river of the same name.
Perhaps being out here in the mountains would take your mind off all the troubles you're having.
The tall trees were draped in a white robe that had drifted to the earth, not snarled their way downward like the wind driven Eastern storms where snow was a dirty word, not the magical hush that mother nature bestowed on the mountains of the west.
There is only this beauty they can see from the cushions of their sleigh, these very same mountains, the valley, and especially each other.
They both loved Ouray, the Colorado mountains and hosting the guests of Bird Song, at least most of them.
A breeze pushed the last of the storm up the valley, moving it south, toward the mountains behind him.
During exercises, the government's premier contingency operations compound in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee was populated only by maintenance crews and a few relaxed guards.
The valley appeared as vast as the sky, both stretching until they met a second range of mountains in the distance.
It's up in the mountains, a zillion miles from any shopping.
He always wanted to bike in the mountains but we had trouble enough funding two weeks vacation on the Jersey shore with the Rileys.
While Dean held out no illusions of leading the pack through the mountains, after turning out 73 miles of rolling hills on a humid Saturday, he felt more confident of his chance of least not embarrassing himself.
You'll be working yourself ragged trying to get up them mountains, tailing behind 2,000 people.
The two pedaled together most of the afternoon, enjoying the pine-scented air, the cool breeze that hugged the base of the mountains and the yellow sunshine of a perfect spring day.
It was a long night, but a nice night; certainly not a night with an adequate allotment of sleep—not with the naked body of beautiful Betty from Boise beside him and a world gone topsy-turvy, and wondering lord knows what lay ahead in the towering mountains that surrounded them.
The highway to Pagosa Springs followed the San Juan River up the pass to the top of the Rocky Mountains while side streams, arush with melting snow, ice cold to the touch, cascaded down from the roof of the sky, thousands of feet above.
They are in the mountains, in a land hard for your enemies to cross.
"The northern is our most likely avenue, more so because we have an ally in the mountains," Hilden replied.
The silver lined clothing marked him a man of rank, and he wore a round pendant with the seal of Dierdirien: two mountains and a stream.
Sirian straightened his clothing and looked around, towards the mountains in the north and Dierdirien's stronghold.
Once, long ago, her father had entertained a friend from the mountains - an old army buddy from northern Arizona.
They saw a landscape with mountains and plains, lakes and rivers, very like those upon the earth's surface; but all the scene was splendidly colored by the variegated lights from the six suns.
The great bird was high in the air and flying towards the far-off mountains with all his money.
"Ride at once to the Black Mountains," he said.
Find all the old men that live on the mountains or in the flat country around, and command them to appear before me one week from to-day.
A competing company decides to make an up-front investment and build a new factory in a distant land, high in the mountains where residents who choose to live there have less economic opportunity.
I shall climb very high mountains in Norway and see much ice and snow.
He had climbed the high mountains in Switzerland and visited beautiful churches in Italy and France, and he saw a great many ancient castles.
If the snow lies deep, they strap on his snowshoes, and, with the giant plow, plow a furrow from the mountains to the seaboard, in which the cars, like a following drill-barrow, sprinkle all the restless men and floating merchandise in the country for seed.
And hark! here comes the cattle-train bearing the cattle of a thousand hills, sheepcots, stables, and cow-yards in the air, drovers with their sticks, and shepherd boys in the midst of their flocks, all but the mountain pastures, whirled along like leaves blown from the mountains by the September gales.
When the old bell-wether at the head rattles his bell, the mountains do indeed skip like rams and the little hills like lambs.
William Gilpin, who is so admirable in all that relates to landscapes, and usually so correct, standing at the head of Loch Fyne, in Scotland, which he describes as "a bay of salt water, sixty or seventy fathoms deep, four miles in breadth," and about fifty miles long, surrounded by mountains, observes, "If we could have seen it immediately after the diluvian crash, or whatever convulsion of nature occasioned it, before the waters gushed in, what a horrid chasm must it have appeared!
Is not this the rule also for the height of mountains, regarded as the opposite of valleys?
And fairer still were the faraway blue mountains beyond the river, the nunnery, the mysterious gorges, and the pine forests veiled in the mist of their summits...
The cliff and surrounding mountains were now behind them.
In the background were the beautiful layered mountains of the White Rock Wildlife Management.
Sofia watched the scenery turn from urban to rural and recognized the roads leading up to Skyline Drive, the scenic route running through the mountains of northern Virginia.
These elderly patrons paid their bills, didn't trash their rooms and, to a person, were breathlessly enthralled with the mountains, weather, scenery, and everything else about the beautiful mountain town of Ouray, Colorado.
The alpine meadows of the surrounding mountains were painted with some of the nation's most spectacular displays throughout the summer.
The mountains that ringed them remained capped in their winter snow.
Westlake was once again off photographing; the Dawkins, in independent pairs, Jeeping somewhere in the mountains, probably spying on one another.
In the mountains, everybody used to help everyone else.
We expect to go to the mountains next week.
The winds which passed over my dwelling were such as sweep over the ridges of mountains, bearing the broken strains, or celestial parts only, of terrestrial music.
Here is a hogshead of molasses or of brandy directed to John Smith, Cuttingsville, Vermont, some trader among the Green Mountains, who imports for the farmers near his clearing, and now perchance stands over his bulkhead and thinks of the last arrivals on the coast, how they may affect the price for him, telling his customers this moment, as he has told them twenty times before this morning, that he expects some by the next train of prime quality.
One man proposed a book in which visitors should write their names, as at the White Mountains; but, alas!
Yes, prayer can move mountains, but one must have faith and not pray as Natasha and I used to as children, that the snow might turn into sugar-- and then run out into the yard to see whether it had done so.