What’s the use of a fine house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?
- Henry David Thoreau
This article initially featured in issue 13 of The Outdoor Journal, you can subscribe here.
I carefully take my soft contact lense out of the little box that I kept inside my sleeping bag all night and place it upside down on my finger. My eyes don’t open enough and it won’t fall into place- it freezes solid. I put it back into the warmish fluid and try again. It’s -40.