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The challenge becomes clearer

The challenge becomes clearer

Credit: Thomas M. Swift '76. Princetoniana Museum use only.

For those unaccustomed to mountaineering, the site of what lies ahead is astonishing. The summit of Mt. Princeton is the peak at left center.

Our task is to get on top of the ridge line at left and follow it up to the summit. Below the ridge, any storms coming in from the west will be invisible until upon us. The accuracy of a weather forecast takes on a different meaning if your survival depends on it.


The challenge becomes clearer


Undergraduate Class of 1976