The hardest paths are the most rewarding ones.

So, on the weekend my girlfriend and I decided it would be a good idea to climb to the top of the mountain behind our house called, Spion Kop. It's more of a hike than a "climb," but for someone with an incomplete spinal cord injury, it was a grind—a test of determined endurance. The kicker was, I didn't fully know what we were getting ourselves into when we left the house that day.