... a decent band with some real talent and an original sound (though I hear some cool influences in there, [eels]....) Read up on Cold War Kids here
and check out this, and other videos while you're at it.
No one can ride a mountain for you. Be prepared to feel so tired that you truly believe you cannot go on. Be ready to admit to fatigue and, yes, dejection. There is no such thing as an easy ride up a mountain.