The shortage of cold rolled gold is starting to put pressure on the expedition. So far, less than one case has been found. Stress is rising, and tempers are wearing thin, with disputes over shovels, cookers and the order of ascent now coming to the fore.
Adrian Twynam is on the case - for the case. Vowing to leave no dark and dank corner of any bottle shop between Sydney and the Mountain unvisited. Searching for the can left unsold from the days when men were Men, and our greatest sporting heroes could be clearly identified by the size of their moustache.