I've climbed the peak a few times. One via Pencil Point and once via the ridge to the south of Pencil Point (both of which have a rugged and tedious final ridge to the highest of the summits of Perkins). Also from Dale BM.
"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."