For a portion of my life I lived in Calgary. Before and since, I've made it a point to make pilgrimages up into these mountains. These aren't just any mountains. The experiences I've had and the people I've known who have pioneered routes here make the Canadian Rockies a place of legend to me.
"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."