Hiked with Nikhil, Silvio, and Dan. From Lembert Dome Parking lot headed towards Young Lakes (0930). Filled up water at Delaney Creek approx mile north of Dog Lake (last water source until Young Lakes). Left the trail and headed toward south slope aiming toward the jagged peaks on the east and west of the main saddle into Young Lakes. scrambled up the to the jagged peaks. ducked underneath two rocks that from a V and head up to the summit spire. Very windy with great views of Conness, White Mtn. Headed down toward the main saddle (SW) to Young Lakes and followed creek back to the trail. Headed up to Lembert Dome and back to trailhead (1730) 8 hours car to car.
"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