Teaching someone the art of navigation or some other backcountry craft is immensely satisfying. So is introducing someone to our incredible mountains for their very first time. But both of these pale in comparison to the incredible feeling of satisfaction we derive from performing weddings, uniting two souls for a future of togetherness that continues on ’til death do you part. It’s special. And special describes the ceremony we were part of on June 16th at the AMC’s Highland Center
‘Twas the wedding of Cabot and Whitney
Wonderful how completely everything in wild nature fits into us, as if truly part and parent of us. The sun shines not on us but in us. The rivers flow not past, but through us, thrilling, tingling, vibrating every fiber and cell of the substance of our bodies, making them glide and sing. The trees wave and the flowers bloom in our bodies as well as our souls, and every bird song, wind song, and tremendous storm song of the rocks in the heart of the mountains is our song, our very own, and sings our love. —John Muir
What follows are scenes from this amazing event.
The altar in this natural cathedral. Photo by Lenka.
Ceremony in progress. Photo by Lenka.
Blessed with a beautiful day. Photo by Lenka.
You may kiss the bride. Photo by Lenka.
Let the partying begin. “Step 2 of 6” is next. Photo by Lenka.
Congratulations are in order. Photo by Lenka.
The couple gathered with their JP.
Nice touches at the Highland Center.
Classy hikers’ cake. Love the topper!
Amazing photography, Lenka! Thank you!
Congratulations Cabot and Whitney!