Charles Irving didn't listen to my suggestions on the (correct) route, so we ended up going up and down on a ridge traverse to the peak. Done after the hike up to Red Lake Camp-did Split and Prater the next day
"No matter how big a guy might be, Nicky would take him on. You beat Nicky with fists, he comes back with a bat. You beat him with a knife, he comes back with a gun. And you beat him with a gun, you better kill him, because he’ll keep coming back and back until one of you is dead."