Alpinism is an affair of luck, ruled by the weather, which we accept as it comes: With as much philosophy as possibly can. - Tilman
“You’re nuts!” Might be, but then Trad Climbing requires a set of nuts (amongst other things, as you will see), as in this style of climbing you place the protection yourself, instead of relying on pre-installed bolts (as in sport climbing). “Can such a nut hold a fall? you might be wondering. I didn’t plan to try, but then things don’t always go according to plan.