Fun short day for when I wasn't feeling Dade!!! Awesome scramble and striking view of peak on the way up NW ridge and scramble up west face. Cliffy walls and some good many route options around obstacles.
I should have read the beta and sean's comments, otherwise I would have pushed through and down the east ridge. Should have climbed up via east ridge-easier going up than down ;) After considerable time spent analyzing and careful climbing down east ridge, I chickened out at the gap because of exposure and backtracked to bail off west face and down to treasure lake, back to trailhead. Solo ascent.
"So I was sitting in my cubicle today, and I realized, ever since I started working, every single day of my life has been worse than the day before it. So that means that every single day that you see me, that's on the worst day of my life."
--Peter Gibbons (Office Space)