Abel Updates Home » Abel Updates Abel Updates to Come In time, this section will be filled with any updates to the Abels volumes. Mountain Quotes OH, there’s nothing SO real, as I sit here, lost in your Mind. In exquisite detail, I look upon the infinite, and thank you, Creator of my mind. Words are useless now, as concepts vanish in Infinite Presence. LOVE from Bill. Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery. John Ruskin, 1819 – 1900. Mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve. They are the cathedrals where I practice my religion. Anatoli Boukreev, 1958 - 1997 I asked the boy beneath the pines. He said, ‘The master’s gone alone Herb-picking somewhere on the mount, Cloud-hidden, whereabouts unknown.’ Chia Tao, 777 – 841. The rocky summits, split and rent, Formed turret, dome, or battlement, Or seemed fantastically set With cupola or minaret. Sir Walter Scott, 1771 – 1832.