I made the approach from the gate via mountain bike. It took me a bit to find the overgrown road just east of a main junction, where I left my bike. I then followed the road around the north side of the mountain and tried to ascend from there. After gaining a decent viewpoint of the summit, I decided it looked a bit far off and it would be easier to follow the road back to the east side of the mountain and ascend from there. It was.
Good Scramble To The Summit Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2008
The walk along the forest roads were fairly uneventful, although a mountain beaver crossed my path at one point. The scramble to the summit was fun; I enjoy these types of "choose your own adventure because there is no definitive trail" summit hikes.
"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