I did this twice in December of 2006. Its OK. The forest is mature and overgrown with a lot of white fir that came in with fire exclusion and the summit view is earned by fighting vegetation. Not a huge reward at the end for what you do to get it.
"So I was sitting in my cubicle today, and I realized, ever since I started working, every single day of my life has been worse than the day before it. So that means that every single day that you see me, that's on the worst day of my life."
--Peter Gibbons (Office Space)