I've summited 7 times via three different routes. Longest is all on trail. Cross country travel can cut down the mileage. West Peak is highest and has summit register. East Peak has cast iron stove from old lookout days.
"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