(from Mountain 85)

"When they said Canada, I thought it would be up in the mountains somewhere.'' Marilyn Monroe

"That night is only the background of ourselves, supremely true each to its separate self, in the pale light that each upon the other throws." Wallace Stevens


Dave Jenkins leading the first crux pitch.

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." Theodore Roosevelt

"Great daring often conceals great fear." Lucan


"And thou wilt give thyself relief if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last." Marcus Aurelius

Packs drop
Bodies crumple
Like old sponges left under the sink
Dried up and warped
From too much hard use

Jim Dockery

"Roam about until exhausted and then dropping to the ground, in this dropping be whole." Ancient Zen saying.

Canadian Mist / Canadian Roadside