I know that you are pushing quite hard to get this first expedition underway, but please remember that safety, including your own, should always be the first priority. I realize that we are no longer dealing with students and apprentices. However, that does not negate the real dangers that exist out there. You of all people should know that better than anyone.
Think about it.
I’ll be in my office this weekend and in the city next week if you need anything, including a conversation.