I've biked to the summit up the toll road a few times. I've also run the route. However, the last time I was there, May 2006, the road was washed out below Henninger Flats and I had to scramble around the eroded sections.
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."