Started from the tioga entrance station (0900) and headed toward the dana gibbs saddle? Summitted a choss pile thinking it was Dana (1030) and headed toward the south slope of Dana from the saddle. Headed east to northeast over tedious tallus, catching a parts of a trail, with sections covered with snow from the previous weeks storm. Summitted from NE side with beautiful views (1330). Descended the NE slope and followed the NE/W slope trail back to trailhead (1730). 7.5 hours car to car. Register is missing.
"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