Were you able to climb the direct line from the saddle to the summit (as the topo route suggests)? I tried climbing the towers in between the saddle and the summit and had to backtrack and find routes west of all of the towers & blocks except one.
"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