Thoreau Climbs Monadnock

H.D. Thoreau climbed Monadnock (a mountain in New Hampshire) on several occasions in his life; here is an excerpt from a journal entry on this mountain:

“Almost without interruption we had the mountain in sight before us,—its sublime gray mass—that antique, brownish-gray, Ararat color. Probably these crests of the earth are for the most part of one color in all lands, that gray color of antiquity, which nature loves.”