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Ascent of Pyramid Peak on 2012-12-08

Climber: James Morehouse

Others in Party:Brett Sapowith
Lorraine Wajda
Joel Brewster
Jodi
Sean
Susan Murphy
Rich
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, December 8, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pyramid Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:6703 ft / 2043 m

Ascent Trip Report

A typical desert peak: lots of prominence, lots of loose rock and scree, and steep, rough terrain. Fantastic views all the way up the ridge, and the best, of course, from the summit. The whole Spring Mountain Range could be seen, as well as Telescope Peak and the High Sierras. A great day on the mountain.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3986 ft / 1215 m
    Elevation Loss:3986 ft / 1215 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
It was nearly perfect weather, about 50 degrees and no wind.
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3986 ft / 1215 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Route:South east ridge
    Trailhead:190  2717 ft / 828 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3986 ft / 1215 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Trailhead:190  2717 ft / 828 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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