I hiked to a ridge, rain be damned, with distant views to British Columbia, through a mist-laden rain forest lush with moss. When cleaning clams, discard any opened clams or those with broken shells before washing. Add the garlic and saute until soft and fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the wine, lemon juice, and a pinch of salt and black pepper. Serve immediately with lemon wedges and garlic bread or crusty bread.