Descended several times after climbing the North Couloir, in late summer / early autumn (by then it is just scree & talus). These days I usually head up to the summit and descend SW, towards Conness instead (along the approach to Conness' N ridge).
"No matter how big a guy might be, Nicky would take him on. You beat Nicky with fists, he comes back with a bat. You beat him with a knife, he comes back with a gun. And you beat him with a gun, you better kill him, because he’ll keep coming back and back until one of you is dead."