my 2nd winter attempt. 1st time I tried in a storm, my puppy had rime ice all over one side of her body so aborted the climb. next time, I camped again in a frigin blizzard but woke to better skies. hauled ass to the top (no dog this time). got down and spent 3 hrs digging my car out!!
"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