Did a quick afternoon trip up here, spent some time talking to the ranger in the lookout, who turned out to be a teacher, too. Visibility was poor because of smoke, but it was still an impressive view..
"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