“But there are men for whom the unattainable has a special attraction. Usually they are not experts: their ambitions and fantasies are strong enough to brush aside the doubts which more cautious men might have. Determination and faith are their strongest weapons. At best such men are regarded as eccentric; at worst, mad…” -Walt Unsworth
“I’d always known climbing a mountain was a high-risk pursuit. I accepted danger was an essential component of the game - without it, climbing would be little different from a hundred other trifling diversions. It was titillating to brush up against the enigma of mortality, to steal a glimpse across its forbidden frontier.” -Jon Krakauer
Be good to each other,
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