After Russ and I tagged the summit of Vandever we went down to the saddle between the peaks and scaled the NE ridge. Saddle to saddle only took about 30 minutes and that was with killing time at the top.
"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