FAKE MOUNTAIN (def.): a natural phenomenon that has been altered, copied, reinterpreted or denigrated by human means. Commonly found in eco-tourism, theme parks, and upscale grocery stores.

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.