Charging Up Mountains

I like to think of getting projects done as ‘charging up mountains’.  I appreciate the intense concerted effort and determination needed to do that, and I especially enjoy the unequivocal feeling of doneness when you reach the top of the mountain.  You know you are on top: it’s down in every direction from there (just have to be on the lookout for ‘false peaks’ though those are usually quickly found out when you look around a bit).
For this reason, inside Crux we refer to our Platform releases by names of American peaks that are at least 14,000 feet tall.  We are in the midst of slowly working our way up from the shortest of those (Sunshine Peak in Colorado) to the tallest. When we summit Denali, maybe we’ll do international peaks

 

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