Sam I hiked up and then skied back down this one. Continuous snow from the summit to about 10,500 on the road. Nice long descent! Put up a high camp at 12,800' to get a nice early start and get down before the road turned to total mush from the afternoon heat.
1993 - my daughter got sick and returned to the car before the Montezuma Mine road, I soloed up this route in late summer -- my highest solo climb. It's a reasonable scramble, a bit loose here and there. Descended the standard route to the Castle/Conundrum col.
"Got tight last night on absinthe and did knife tricks. Great success shooting the knife into the piano. The woodworms are so bad and eat hell out of all furniture that you can always claim the woodworms did it."