Route Climbed: NE Couloir Date Climbed: Aug. 7, 2001
Day 4 of the Sierra Emblem Challenge 2001. Very dry year, little snow in the couloir. Excellent weather in the morning and on the summit, thunderstorms in the afternoon after passing Ruby Lake. Day hike from Mosquito Flat TH, starting at 6:25a, returning 3:10p.
"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