Bad Day On Mountain Essay

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It was a calm clear day in early June. My friends and I camped below Longs Peak in Colorado in a lush green meadow with a Lake nestled in the northwest corner of it. Over a dinner of refried beans and burgers we decided to climb Longs Peak the following day. Longs Peak has been known for decades as a dangerous precipitous mountain which has claimed the lives of many men and women. As the sun rose higher in the sky and the birds began to sing we prepared our selves for the climb to come. We had our climbing gear for the precipitous parts and a two way radio in case of emergency. With that we set off in my 1981 Pimped out Chevy Pickup we parked at the base of the mountain. And began our assent. It was very steep so we had to rest and snack quite often especially for Frank who was larger than the rest of us. The sky began to cloud over with black ominous clouds as if a warning to turn us back but we were only a couple of hundred feet from the summit of the mountain so we did not turn back. As we neared the summit I noticed some strange round objects descending toward earth "hey Mike" I yelled "what are those objects in the sky?" Mike looked up and said "they remind me of something I saw once in an Alien Movie". We waited for the others to catch up and then I got out my 50x Binoculars and looked at the strange objects which appeared to be UFO's. The...

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