Camped just shy of the lakes in the cirque then climbed the peak and Paul bunyans cabin the next morning. Amazing views from both feels like your are in the center of glacier. Trail was fairly clear some tight raspberry bushes is all. Awesome climb long approach.
"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