Ascent of Pyramid Peak on 2008-09-09
|Others in Party:||Brent Wessel|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 9, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||14018 ft / 4272 m|
Ascent Trip ReportOne of the more dangerous Colorado 14ers with steep exposures and loose rock. The peak was crumbling rock by rock as we climbed. Every few minutes we heard boulders crashing off the vertical face. The summit was narrow. Passed close to mountain goats. Spectacular scenery.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4438 ft / 1353 m|
| Distance:||6 mi / 9.7 km|
| Trailhead:||Maroon Lake 9580 ft / 2919 m|
| Quality:||9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Exposed Scramble|
| Weather:||Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||4 Hours 0 Minutes|
| Time Down:||3 Hours 0 Minutes|
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