To the Editor.—
Your cover of Nov 8, 1976, is certainly appropriately entitled "Mountain Sickness." Those three guys are crazy to be climbing in the unheard-of fashion in which they are shown. The fellow in green is apparently rappeling from a rope that appears to be attached to the mountain. He shouldn't be rappeling without the use of gloves.
The fellow in yellow is serving no useful and much unuseful purpose. Within a fall of the rappeling man in green, all of the...