While my parents and husband strolled the trails of Tucson Mountain Park, I made my way up the Northwest Ridge of this awesome desert peak. Year after year I would gaze at this peak - and finally I got the chance to ascend it! The scramble was delightful and the views were fantastic.
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race."