July 21, 2010 - This time many of the views were covered by clouds bearing thunderstorms. Still the climb and company were wonderful.
Aug. 1, 2003 - Somewhat smoky that year due to the many big fires. Approached via Lee Ridge. Long Day. As far as I could tell nothing harder than class three need be climbed unless snow blocks certain pitches.
"No matter how big a guy might be, Nicky would take him on. You beat Nicky with fists, he comes back with a bat. You beat him with a knife, he comes back with a gun. And you beat him with a gun, you better kill him, because he’ll keep coming back and back until one of you is dead."