Daily Archives: November 29, 2016


Climbing Huayna Potosi

Between 3:12 a.m. and 5:03 a.m. I struggled mentally, trudging through thick snow in silence. We approached the first technical ice wall where I paused, near-vertical on the side of the cliff, and looked down at the clouds circling below. Saturated with the moon’s purple-maroon hues and carrying traces of a lingering thunderstorm, the nebula…