An ascent into the clouds is not only used with regard to aviation. It is also a phrase that can be used to describe one of the Mount Washington Cog Railway's set of engines and rail cars as they leave Marshfield Station.
On this particular day, the train would be entering a cloud base that wreathed the mountain, while leaving the summit above the clouds like the tonsure of a medieval friar.
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Until next time...