Exactly 50 years ago two of us climbed Goddard from Martha Lake, working our way around to the north side. I will never forget the beauiful red and gold lichens on the dark rock. We then descended the S. side very quickly, by plunge-stepping down the fine talus slope.
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."