The famous 26-hour winter hike
I recently put a description of a famous winter hike of the Bonds on my blog. It started out as a day hike and ended up taking 26 hours for some of the participants (I bailed out before the end). I thought maybe people here might be interested, though I have to warn you that it's so long that I had to divide it into 3 parts! But anyway, if you're up for taking a look, here is the link. Once you're there, start at the bottom:
What a story! I can only imagine what that 2 1/2 hour climb back to the summit of West Bond must have been like for that exhausted group. I'm wiped out just reading it.
Myths can't be translated as they did in their ancient soil. We can only find our own meaning in our own time. -Margaret Atwood, writer (1939-)