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.
"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