As a die-hard Michigan State fan (try cutting...i really DO bleed green), after seeing this year's football and hockey teams both together miss the postseason for just about the first time in eons, and seeing both basketball teams make the Final Four in dramatic storybook fashion only to bump into teams just way too good for them, this has been a sports season a highpointer can relate to.
Not making it to the summit, but a helluva journey along the way. And we'll be back.
p.s. We do Haleakala Sea to Summit, 10 days away and counting. 19 miles, 10,000+ feet in one day. What state highpoint can one be THAT stupid on?