How did it find its way onto your science book? ;)
Cool - yes, in both senses of the word. I remember a teammate turning back due to the bitter cold at the end of the rock section. I also remember the awesome sunrise from the summit and the high winds blasting the top parts of Lhotse.
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night, in the dusty recesses of their minds, awake in the day to find that it was vanity. But the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes to make it reality."