This route is back open as of April 2015. There are no signs, but the route is in good condition all the way to the summit, and it is easy to follow. The portion of the hike from the saddle to the summit is still difficult, but the trail is easy to follow.
"Got tight last night on absinthe and did knife tricks. Great success shooting the knife into the piano. The woodworms are so bad and eat hell out of all furniture that you can always claim the woodworms did it."