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be prepared for sudden changes in weather. even if it's hit and sunny when you start out be prepared for hail and snow at the top. we did it a few weeks back and there was a sudden change of weather about 20 minutes to the summit. the exposure to wind and snow is awful. I was sure I wouldn't make it...! obviously I did. 2.5 hrs down the mountain cold and wet is not fun. be prepared!

steep as hell and can be slippery, awesome views though

Great views! Steep climb initially and can be a bit muddy when wet but definitely worth the effort!

Great steep walk, but absolutely worth it

Pretty awesome considering its a relatively short hike. Went up during the snow and came down in the dark with a headtorch, Epic!