Thanks for the nice comments. This was a special group. We were 9 men from Colorado, California and Canada who had mostly not climbed together, but had an incredible time doing Rainier. I think some people frown upon "hero" shots, but I like them. If it gives someone some motivation and a boost, then so be it.
"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."