by Mick Ryan Dougald MacDonald, a senior contributing editor and the online news editor at Climbing magazine and Climbing.com is a guest at the BMC / MCofS International Winter Meet. He is keeping a blog of his trip. His second report is up now where he asks, „What´s the point?“ and Lindsay Griffin, the longtime British chronicler of alpine ascents worldwide says that , „We?re a pathetic nation.? You can read part two of his account at Climbing.com ( Source: Climbing magazine )