FAKE MOUNTAIN is an irreverent travel blog about the modern, human struggle to reconnect with nature. Many of the photos depict a denigrated, hyperreal, or fake nature. Thanks for stopping by!

We believe we make contact with the wild, but this is an illusion. . . we accept a reduced category of experience, a semblance of the wild nature, a fake.  – Jack Turner (The Abstract Wild)

Mark S Bailen is a writer, illustrator, website developer, and lousy photographer. He lives in an orange cabin in the woods in Flagstaff, AZ with his wife and teenage son. He appears in the above photo. To contact him, email his first name at this domain.