Nah, I picked a couple different mountains for that day, and Excelsior was my first choice. Upon finding out the road was barricaded with large boulders and barricades, I moved on to #2 on my list. No worries though.
Here's what it looked like as of September 2012:
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."