Too bad the snowpack whooomping is shaking the trees out there. We must have just missed you in Willow Fork the other day. Looks like USA Bowl and Willow Fork are the only real safe places an eager Wasatch tourer can go in these times of high avalanche danger. Cant wait to see the pictures that get added to this album this year and dont be afraid to say hi when you see us in Willow Fork over the next few weeks. Just a thought.......ever considered not making this album "private attatch only"?
""Even after years of intimate contact and search this quality of strangeness in the desert remains undiminished. Transparent and intangible as sunlight, yet always and everywhere present, it lures a man on and on, from the red-walled canyons to the smoke- blue ranges beyond, in a futile but fascinating quest for the great, unimaginable treasure which the desert seems to promise. Once caught by this golden lure you become a prospector for life, condemned, doomed, exalted. One begins to understand why Everett Reuss kept going deeper and deeper into the canyon country, until one day he lost the thread of the labyrinth; why the oldtime prospectors, when they did find the common sort of gold, gambled, drank and whored it away as quickly as possible and returned to the burnt hills and the search. The search for what? They could not have said; neither can I; and would have muttered something about silver, gold, copper -anything as a pretext. And how could they hope to find this treasure which has no name and has never been seen? Hard to say -and yet, when they found it, they could not fail to recognize it. Ask Everett Ruess.""