Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 7938
Midas-eared, meet one's Waterloo, boilerplate, ice age, n.
After having hiked difficult mountain trails all over the world, I told my friends I was ready for a winter hike across the Alps, but I can't believe I was so Midas-eared as to think that, because the snowy landscape stretched out all around me like a treacherous new ice age, where each new obstacle was cloaked in snow or ice and after a number of near misses, I finally met my Waterloo when a snow bridge collapsed beneath me, dumping me into a crevasse, and if the narrow space hadn't been filled with boilerplate, I probably would have plummeted to my death, instead of merely breaking my leg on the pebbly-textured snow plug.
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