Route Climbed: No clue Date Climbed: August 29, 2001
After bagging Cathedral Peak and Eichorn Pinnacle I jogged over to the Echo Peaks. Ryle was planning on meeting me at Echo Peak #9 and climbing it with me.
I bagged the first 8 Echo Peaks on my own, not really following the routes described in the guide book. I never encountered climbing harder than easy 5th class. After finishing the first 8 peaks, I headed over to #9 and waited for Ryle to arrive. I waited for more than an hour and a half, but Ryle never showed up. After lying in the sun for 90 minutes, I lost all motivation and headed back to the car where I waited another two hours for Ryle. Sometime I'll have to go back and do #9.
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe