Despite a discouraging weather prediction, we camped at the dam in 15°, then climbed in sun all day. A lot of snow for October; over the knees in some drifts. Very windy on top. This was a long, tough day.
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."