I organized a hike and 17 people reached the summit. We then went down the northwest side to Kings Canyon Road and hit Point 6692. I had the flu, and made it worse by doing so. A beautiful day, but hard work in those conditions - plus the weather in the 30s.
"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."