After staying further south than intended to avoid a herd of cattle (we had 3 dogs with us and already encountered an ornery bull willing to take on our 4x4) we trudged up the western slopes of this mountain to the summit. It turns out our change of itinerary was fortuitous. The northern slopes of this mountain, which we originally intended to ascend, are covered with boulder outcrops and rock fins and the going would have been very, very difficult indeed. Still, the direct ascent up the western slope was no cake walk, either. The views go on forever and ever. Hiking partner: Husband. Dogs: Lady, Bing & Lela.