Hikers often feel looked down upon by ‘mountaineers‘. … But secretly we call them egotistical masochists.
They couldn’t be all that smart.
Why suffer freezing in a tent near the summit when they could be enjoying themselves (with us) down round the base of the mountain?
… for those thick-headed stubborn alpinists, here’s an important article from The Content Farm How to Climb a Mountain
Thank Bernie Thornton for the link.