55 for me was 25 years ago. I still go up and down the mountains, but,
at a far more leisurely pace. Maybe not all the way to the top either.
Just far enough to find a good area to glass with my spotting scope.
I still Practice, practice and practice.
Readin this made me chuckle for some reason 1H, the manner it was said gave me an image in my head of a guy who wont be rushed or told how fast or how slow to go up or down.....quite fitting..makes sense ...