Thanks Vernon. I haven't had the chance to do much exploring in the Pioneers (yet), but what I have seen is very rugged and beautiful. The Goat and Betty Lakes area and surrounding peaks are particularly nice.
"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