I went up twice -- once in 83, once in 85 (thence on to Guadalupe Peak). Wore shorts both times. I recall my legs got pretty sunburnt on the latter trip, and the way back through the brush was absolutely agonizing.
"Got tight last night on absinthe and did knife tricks. Great success shooting the knife into the piano. The woodworms are so bad and eat hell out of all furniture that you can always claim the woodworms did it."