Have You Ever Known Beyond Doubt You Were About To Die?

Lessons one learns both in the moment and across the years

Alpine climbing is an unforgettable experience, and not for the faint of heart (Outside Online)
Rock climbing on Half Dome in Yosemite Park in California, as compared to alpine climbing up Mount Rainier in Washington State. Why climb either one? Because it’s there.
How to self-arrest using an ice axe (REI)

Retired Navy. Inveterate contrarian. If I haven’t done it, I’ve usually done something close.

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