mconnell wrote:Arthur Digbee wrote:Hiking with Boy Scouts got me started. I'll predict that you hear this from a lot of the Americans on the site.
Same here. Boy Scouts got me started hiking. Then, rock climbing in a high school PE class. Didn't start ice or very technical mountaineering until I read Touching the Void.[/quote]
I didn't read Touching the Void until after I met Simon Yates on Peak Lenin. Nice Guy.