Hikers are definitely made of tougher “fabric” than the average Joe or Jane; the SUMC hike in late February proved that adage true once more. Strong winds and snowy trails could not deter them from reaching the Cerro Ventoso (alt.1,949 meters). “The winds were chilly, but our hearts were warm”, mused Eric Ramirez. Sophia Flohr added that she had never been “more pleased with (her) hat!”