January 19, 2019
You feel the environment shredding and tearing at your equipment. You have little redundancy, all you rely on for repairs, but canít carry, is left behind. Without looking, you know that your base camp is becoming smaller, that your safety is running away behind you faster than you are travelling ahead: you travel downhill and each step away will need two or more and greater effort, if you decide to turn back, to return. And calculating, at your current progress, the point of failsafe, the last point of return and you pass it, each step is taking you further away.