Billy Bob (a guy I met on the way up) downclimbs the Northwest Ridge (August 8, 2004). Billy Bob chose to downlcimb facing in, I chose to downclimb facing out. It wasn't nearly as bad as I'd feared (or as it looks in this photo).
"Marge, you being a cop makes you the man! Which makes me the woman -- and I have no interest in that, besides occasionally wearing the underwear, which as we discussed, is strictly a comfort thing."