The Mountain Always Wins
What’s the difference between confidence and arrogance?
A mountain trail gave me an early lesson between the two. It was Labor Day my freshman year of high school, and my friend Mike asked if I wanted to hike a “fourteener” with him.
In Colorado, “fourteener” or “14er” refers to the tallest mountain peaks — those that rise above fourteen thousand feet. The state boasts fifty-three of these…