It was an easy hike for me, with good weather to make the experience more enjoyable. I passed few travelers in the beginning, with gradually more & more passed after heading down from the East Tiger summit. I was pleasantly shocked to encounter Scott Jurek running up portions of the route.
"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