I've attempted to do this hike something like twenty times. Somehow I always end up on Squaw thinking ahh I'll save 2429 for another day.
Having been through the ringer the past three months working near hundred hour weeks I finally got an unplanned day off! Unfortunately I've turned into a slug and couldn't get motivated to do anything. So as much as I didn't look forward to getting out to this peak I forced myself. I'm glad I did too. It's a great alternative to Squaw. The afternoon crowd was as talkative as the morning crowd at Squaw. Reminded me more of Telegraph Pass as a neighborhood atmosphere as opposed to a city hike.