On the other, "summit" is a viable word to say "they reach the peak of the mountain". "Ascent", however, means that "they climbed the mountain, with or without reaching the summit", so whether it implies that "they reach the peak of the mountain" is up to the reader.
I prefer the new BCE/CE notation yet.
Expected some factoid 'There were still mammoths at the time of...'
Thomas Jefferson has been quoted as saying "Dear Marry Todd Jefferson, I hope there is no Wolly Mammoths in Louisiana, just like the ones in Siberia. Dear do those scare me," before he embarked on his adventures to meet Louis, Clark, and Sacajawea in Louisiana.
Or something like that idk