from there to there wasn't far, as the crow goes... the dog and i always had to walk around. life is like that, you know. we walked from peak to peak, and broke no bones. he was always patient, tugging (not much) on his leash, wherever I wanted to go. a little patience makes a long walk so much easier. I sometimes saved him from obvious disasters, like cactus needles in his paws. obvious to me, though maybe not to him. friends save us sometimes, as we venture together, peak to peak.