Re: I'd pay her to not go
1. I'm not trying to summit - just to Base Camp
2. I pay my own way, thanks. There is the option to do so and, ethically I can't imagine asking people to pay for my vacation.
3. I'll be 42 years old and I'm an almost lifelong smoker and I've done this before so I can assure you that I know this will not be a nice long stroll.
4. The ACCU have not yet been able to agree on what the acronym should mean these days. ::shrug:: What're ya gonna do?
5. No good deed goes unpunished