We took the trail past Liberty Lake, went up Wines, came back to the pass and up Lake via S ridge. I initially traversed the east side of the summit, but that route was loose and exposed. We went along the west side of the ridge for descent, and that was a much safer route, class 2.
"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