In the military, the priorities of work are the things you have to do at basecamp before you can do anything else. Dig fighting positions, clean weapons, ensure that your ammunition is topped off — those kinds of things are at the top of the list. At the Ascent, ours are Beer, Fire, and Food. And our basecamp is a place for BFF, and to plan missions, to rest and to joke around with friends. And if you’re Dan and life is good, you smile at four sausages with lust in your eyes.