Taking the "scenic" route along the boulder-infested northern ridge to the monument got us warmed up for running out the route on Winnedumah....who needs a nut? pfffft Super fun for a short little climb.
"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