Looked for fall and found winter! Found the bootpath from the ranger cabin. Was told it was a total walkup but I ran into a short exposed scramble at the end. Made it to the summit and was granted excellent views.
"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."