This was a hard hike for me as I was sick with the flu. Picked something up from being stuck with a busload of sick tourists at the IMax theatre in the Grand Canyon. It took three days but it nailed me big time when I was doing this peak. I don't remember much from this hike but I did it with Bill Jacobs and Sacha Bobst (aka redsplashman).
Gentle hike through a thickly-forested creekbed hits the top of the Verde Rim and the world drops off below in all directions. One of the most impressive views I've ever seen. Didn't see a soul the entire day, and it was Labor Day weekend. Great spot.
"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