From the Baltoro Glacier - Karakoram Range, Pakistan
Took this one with young Kai - a strapping English lad whose youthful energy I was drawn to and whose easy company suited me well. We were wandering around Gore Camp after dinner, during the perfect lengthening of a summer day in Valhalla.
To think of the paths we take and of mine that had led me here to this dream - 20 years to get here it seemed and this brilliant kid was coming here in his early 20's. I remember that age and how it was just the beginning - if I had come here then as opposed to 20 years later, would my path have turned differently?