Back when I was the bass player for the local Houston band, The Noodles in the 1980's,
Steve was dating our accountant, Lorraine. They married for a time, and in that time, I climbed with Steve.
In fact, I became one of his contract photographers, and thus, was able to go to Ecuador
in 2001 for a climbing trip. I would not have been able to return to the Andes so soon if it hadn't been
for Steve's insatiable desire for high altitude mountaineering pursuits. He is a true 'fun hog,' and will stop
at nothing to realize his dreams. He wanted to climb Chimborazo, but I convinced him to stop at Cotopaxi
on our trip in 2001, because of what Kevin and I had nearly suffered in 1993 (death by avalanche).
We have been on numerous trips together since then, all in the American Rockies. Paiute Peak, Longs Peak,
Atlantic Peak, and many others... Steve and I have been in numerous tight spots since then.
He's always shown me a good time, despite the outcome. Besides, he's a published photographer,
and is available on the world wide web at steveharrisphoto.com.