Saturday, February 15, 2014

Alpine Tip 2: Know when to turn back

Every single disaster had to cross the last point of return.

Always know when it is time to turn back. Even if the summit is only 20 meters away, go home.

Probably the most important alpine skill, it takes certain level of discipline and a strong will. Climbing history is full of sad evidences of what happens when this rule is ignored.

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