Difficulty: Very Challenging (some scrambling)
Terrain: Technical and Steep climbing. Varied terrain from the start with rocks and soft dirt.
Trail Running: Advanced
Views: Excellent at the top, worth the effort
Top Essentials Required: 1-11
Tough hike but a fantastic view at the top. Fairly difficult with a lot of tough climbing at the same level as the grouse grind. The way down can take as long as the way up. There can be snow at the top that you have to cross. Chilly at the top. Nowhere to filter water so take plenty.