NYT Magazine: Up, Up and Away From It All: A climb in the Tetons with Jimmy Chin, Conrad Anker, Savannah Cummins and Manoah Ainuu. “It is an oddity of human nature, though, discoverable only through experience, that a happy, vibrant aliveness comes from what Chin calls ‘feeling the bite’ — titrated danger, discomfort — and Anker, ‘the anvil,’ that hard surface against which nature hammers us into a more resilient relationship to our own tenderness.” (I don’t suppose one can get this from strolling on a treadmill with Real Housewives on in the background…)