The views were amazing for someone used to western PA rolling hills. This was a great trail for a beginner - challenging, but possible.
Too many people.
A freak thunderstorm stopped us right below the summit and forced us to turnaround! Darn!
**Note** For the especially daring, recommend climbing the mountain in the late afternoon, watching the stars come out from the summit and then making your way back down the rock scramble with only headlamps. Scary and dangerous? You bet. Exciting and challenging? Absolutely!
At that time (before having moved out west) this was by far the coolest hike we've done!! Hand assists, minor rock scrambles - we were very impressed!!! Fog/drizzle all the way - good for lack of crowds, bad for lack of views.