Monday, December 20, 2010

Alpine Climbing = “Being miserable.”

Raphael Slawinsi, a Canadian climber describes the appeal of alpine climbing, which includes being miserable

  “Being Miserable. Let's face it, if at no point you didn't wish you were somewhere else, you were probably not alpine climbing.”

But it also includes reaching the summit and climbing into some of the coolest places imaginable. Read the whole post.


Lisa said...

Ha! similar to a parenting moment I had years ago, I grabbed a kid by the shirt, locked eyes and said "Listen, there is a part in every backpacking trip that really, really sucks. This is it. Let's get through it and get over it, now walk." Wasn't I a sweet mama?

Anonymous said...

Lisa, you are my hero.