I climbed Turret the day after Pigeon. I was hurrying to meet the 11:15 train, so I made it up in 1.5 hours from camp and back in 50 min. Retracing the approach down N. Pigeon Cr. ridge to Ruby Cr. Trail to Needleton took 1.5 hours at full tilt. The route is easy but poorly marked or trailed.
"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