My first harder alpine mixed route. Not desperately hard but dangerous and sketchy terrain (protection hard to place and the Serac is a constant thread in the lower section). Had to descend at 4000m - descending is hard, we went via the serac.
Learned a lot during that climb.
"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