Route Climbed: Lake Blanche/South Ridge Date Climbed: July 2001
Not as high as the main Cottonwood ridge peaks, but still pretty tough. The ridge scramble back to the summit is difficult and exposed in spots. Approaching thunderstorm made my summit stay only about 3 minutes.
"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