"We were immediately slowed down as we struggled with a mixture of steep rock, ice, rotten rock covered by snow, snow mushrooms, general difficulty, and poor protection. I believe they call it 'mixed climbing.'"
Excellent graphics. The version I read was pretty old though, and for some of the things, I wonder if it's still up to date. This was written before technical ice axes really came into fruition, which is a large part of modern ice climbing now.