Route Climbed: via madera Date Climbed: Mar 20, 2005
First attempt was successful and I enjoyed the crater views. Then I tried a technical ascent up the opposite side but only got halfway. I needed crampons and two axes instead of a sharp stick, butterfly knife, and water shoes!
"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