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Mountain goat poser
On a 2002 trip into the Enchantments in late September, I was with NWHiker's Tom Davenport and he snapped this pic of this mountain goat that adopted our campsite. Both Tom and I were using Hennessey Hammocks and the thought of those horns inadvertently hitting the bottom of our hammocks in the early morning was a bit unnerving so we did our best to chase this pest away. We were camped at Talisman Lake during that visit to the 'Chants. Here is the background picture of this "goat poser" shot. 10-1-2002

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rdmcAwesome...

rdmc

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.... shot!

I love it!
:0)
Posted Dec 14, 2009 9:41 am

Anya JingleRe: Awesome...

Anya Jingle

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I couldn't agree more. I love it too :)
Posted Dec 14, 2009 8:09 pm

DeanRe: Awesome...

Dean

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thank you rdmc, this shot by Tom is a gem. I took some pics right alongside him but mine don't compare.
Posted Dec 14, 2009 9:16 pm

DeanRe: Awesome...

Dean

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Thank you Anya, that is a nice compliment, it is a beauty that Tom captured.
Posted Dec 14, 2009 9:17 pm

Dow Williamsexcellent....

Dow Williams

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Dean
Posted Dec 14, 2009 8:15 pm

DeanRe: excellent....

Dean

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Thank you Dow, Merry Christmas and may 2010 be another stellar year for you.
Posted Dec 15, 2009 8:01 am

NoonduelerOne of your best!

Noondueler

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Many beautiful elements here.
Posted Dec 15, 2009 2:25 am

TyeDyeTwinsCongrats....

TyeDyeTwins

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Congrats Dean on Pic of the Day. This shot is more than well deserving of such a title. Thanks for sharing such a beautiful moment with all of us. TyeDyeTwins
Posted Dec 15, 2009 4:24 am

imontopMmmm, mmmm good!

imontop

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Wow! That is an awesome pic!
Posted Dec 15, 2009 7:14 am

wma204Oh the goats!

wma204

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Those goats in the Enchantments are pretty bold! You captured their attitude perfectly.
Posted Dec 15, 2009 9:01 am

AzraWow!

Azra

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Beautiful photo!
:)
Posted Dec 15, 2009 10:12 am

CharlesNice shot

Charles

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certainly a touch of the Satyr in him!
Cheers
Charles
Posted Dec 15, 2009 4:50 pm

SigouinWhere is this?

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Hey, great photo! It must be pretty wild to come across one of these guys out there! Where is this place anyway?
Posted Dec 15, 2009 7:00 pm

DeanRe: Where is this?

Dean

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This was taken in this area: Enchantments
which is located in Washington State.
Posted Dec 15, 2009 7:39 pm

lcarreauA mountain goat is a metaphor

lcarreau

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for all that is lacking in the human spirit.

When Mountain Goats die, they don't stop being Mountain Goats. They continue to climb to a higher plain; a mountain goat's "heaven" where the snow is always deep, the route is always steep AND the mountains are
higher than any mountains here on Earth.

God bless the Mountain Goat !!!
Posted Dec 15, 2009 9:07 pm

John KirkLake and Larch and Goat

John Kirk

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What else could you ask for in the same shot?
Posted Dec 15, 2009 10:17 pm

DeanRe: you

Dean

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Its been a long time since that fall outing on Mt. Aix. How have you been? Let me wish you a Merry Christmas while I'm at it. Yeah, Tom and I had a neat trip into the Chants but I remember that trip most for tearing a calf muscle. I think he was wondering why I was so slow.
Posted Dec 20, 2009 7:27 am

SenadRgreat photo

SenadR

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Nice shot!
Posted Dec 20, 2009 11:32 am

RayMondoVery nice

RayMondo

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I have never the species. I certainly look forward to. To me, they look esoteric and wise.
Posted Jan 25, 2010 3:48 pm

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