Ascent of Pyramid Peak on 2020-02-16

Climber: Caleb Morris

Others in Party:Chris Albertson
Date:Sunday, February 16, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pyramid Peak
    Elevation:6703 ft / 2043 m

Ascent Trip Report

Left Kennewick Saturday at noon, drove to Pyramid Peak's unmaintained campground arriving sometime after 2am. Slept a few hours in the car, woke up and climbed. Drove down to the valley, visited Badwater Basin, restocked supplies, drove to Charcoal Kilns, slept a few hours, hiked Telescope, drove home arriving Tuesday 5am. 2000 miles of driving, 2 summits, 2.5 days door to door.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3700 ft / 1127 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3700 ft / 1127 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:SE Ridge
    Start Trailhead:campground  3003 ft / 915 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km

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