Quest Talk:Instance: A Captain's Standard
To say " The Make Haste skill may be useful..." is putting it rather mildly. I would go so far as to say that the quest is impossible without it, unless you have yet another means of speeding up. Even with Make Haste, I found it difficult to make the jump, and very annoying to have to wait 5 minutes for the skill to reset so I could try again. it is also possible, but still not a gimme, to do it mounted, but that complicates the subsequent combat. And trying to pull the mobs in advance of the jump is messier than one would expect; the hawks have no better luck flying over the gap than I do.