Thanks for your nice words! :o) You are totaly right. With all of this I appreciate your 9/10 vote much more than some others 10/10...
Photo was made with a not too profi Olympus cam, wich has no facility of the spot light metering...
Well, it's about - Man and Mountain, but also the deeper part inside. I'm quite into the workings of the mind - why we need to climb and the mental part that tries to stop us by generating the fear. I apply that aspect in many of the chapters. I've been working on it for some years, and changed the title several times as my mood and ideas changed. It's getting there. I've a couple of extracts on the Site. "Trip Report" "Velino Chapter" is quite long and talky. The "Velino" one is nice and punchy. It's hard to decide on the style of writing.
Let me know what you think if you have time to look.
"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."