Ascent of Pyramid Peak on 2012-06-24
|Others in Party:||BMS 914 -- Trip Report or GPS Track|
|Date:||Sunday, June 24, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||11926 ft / 3635 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe road to the Johnson Lake trailhead is passable by standard passenger cars. The Johnson Lake trail is in great shape until it climbs to the Pyramid Peak ridge where it had a couple of challenging spots. Also the initial grade up that slope is the steepest anywhere on the trail.
The final ascent from the trail to the summit had some loose rocks but was mostly stable.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3746 ft / 1142 m|
| Extra Gain:||50 ft / 15 m|
| Distance:||9.6 mi / 15.4 km|
| Route:||Southwest ridge/Johnson Lake|
| Trailhead:||Johnson Lake trailhead 8280 ft / 2523 m|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||4 Hours 15 Minutes|
| Time Down:||2 Hours 15 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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