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[pct-l] Re: PCT-L digest, Vol 1 #692 - 5 msgs

In a message dated 11/25/2002 4:06:12 PM Eastern Standard Time, robertbrady=
@mindspring.com writes:

> Don't take
> Ranier lightly,

 after a bunch of climbs, I get the feeling she doesn't really want us ther=
e at all. After all,there is no life to speak of above 8000'and if you went=
 there without sunglasses on a sunny day you would go blind. It's just too =
bright to really enjoy.And that's a GOOD day. If you do make the summit it =
is unlikely you will linger long with a temp of 20* and a wind chill of -35=
.In the middle of July. Top it off with the climb being the hardest physica=
l thing you ever did and you will appreciate what "old" Bronka did all the =
more. It's really a matter of what you will put up with, including sleep de=
privation, to reach a goal.But the scenery,with glaciers in all directions =
is well worth it all