Made it 55% of the distance to the summit doing all of the difficult climbing after a storm dropped 12-15 inches on the mountain range. We turned around before daylight began to fade. The slog on the way to the base was terrible but aesthetically pleasing. The actually climbing was best done with crampons and ice tools in hand.
"Got tight last night on absinthe and did knife tricks. Great success shooting the knife into the piano. The woodworms are so bad and eat hell out of all furniture that you can always claim the woodworms did it."