We climbed the normal route, then returned to Saas Fee (it's a long way back down!). Contrary to other opinions, I found the guardian of the Mischabel hut very friendly. He offered me his sunglasses when I thought I mislaid mine.
"No matter how big a guy might be, Nicky would take him on. You beat Nicky with fists, he comes back with a bat. You beat him with a knife, he comes back with a gun. And you beat him with a gun, you better kill him, because he’ll keep coming back and back until one of you is dead."