It's longer than Emmons, but less vertical. I thought it would be easier than the Paul ridge simply because there aren't as many ups and downs, and I suspect if I had someone in front of me (like you for instance) breaking trail, it probably would be.
"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