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There’s nothing for the snow to bond to except for itself and granite.
To my back was an outrageous view of the Sphinx, a massive granite sentinel that towers ominously over the entire valley.
Yosemite features some of the world’s tallest granite walls, a parade of thundering waterfalls, and colossal domes and peaks carved in part by the ferocious power of ancient glaciers and volcanoes.
In summer and fall, rock climbers go to City of Rocks National Reserve in southern Idaho—about three hours north of Salt Lake City or ten-plus hours from Seattle—to scale the granite faces the park is known for.
Most—though not all—activities involve finding ways to engage with it, whether that’s hiking along the coast, climbing the many pink granite cliffs, or kayaking or sailing to its offshore islands.
Why not have sought out the pure white lime-rocks of the flat country, or the grey granite of the hills?
On the opposite side of the stream, set back about thirty paces from the brink, stood a granite boulder.
The Piedmont also has a great variety of rocks, including granite and soapstone which are currently commercially important.
It is protected by a stupendous granite breakwater, costing many millions and affording a delightful promenade on a fine day.
The hills of Mount Upstart are of primitive form, and were judged to be composed of granite.

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