Went with Druksel Dorji and Elly whom I used to work with, then later with my sister and step-grndfather. Good consistent gradient which steepens about 1/2 mile short of the top to let you know you are nearing the upper reaches, and in my experience there is usually snow on the upper portion until June at least.
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe