Philip--do you know how that climb compares to Mt. Hood? Megan and I climbed Mt. Hood in July of '78, and it was a serious effort, although "non-technical" since we didn't have to rope up. Still, Megan almost slid into a crevasse. It still gives me shivers of fear remembering those 8 seconds.
Perhaps some day an archeologist will find bodies encased in ice. They will be clothed in a stange fabric, derived from petrol. They will have cell phones which the archeologists will have major arguments over what they are! :D