Hiked into Borrego Palm Canyon for about 3 miles and the accessed a ridge leading to the west ridge. Beautiful scenery and challenging route. Mostly x-country with lots of class 2 and a few class 3 near the summit.
"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