Observing mountains from afar
Distance, destruction down paths, this discussion
A dissertation in decision, risk and reality, reason and reward.
The reason is..
All of a sudden here we are, standing at the base of El Capitan. What the fuck am I
thinking. For the last month, or months -I can’t remember anymore- I have thought
of nothing but my death. The initial excitement I experienced at the prospect of
ascending the Captain had worn off shortly after we had agreed to travel to
Yosemite and from that point onward my confidence had been deteriorating.
The Nose 2013Read More
i spent the better part of December calculating and planning my options based off of memory and the ever useful resource of Google Earth; still, I can’t deny that I was losing my shit the day the contest started, that odious feeling that you have dreamed up a problem that might be too big to solve but you are now too deep into it to back out..Read More