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patricklynch88Rocky Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2017


Pyramid Peak via Rocky Canyon/South East Trailhead. Day trip. 4,050 ft elevation gain. Party of 2.
Posted Sep 14, 2017 3:44 pm

occam_razesWorth the climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2017


Lost the trail several times, but managed to figure it out. Some of it was common sense, though. Took the Rocky Canyon route straight up. The one who said "if you find yourself bushwhacking, you're off the trail" was actually very helpful. Found myself bushwhacking a few times, so I back tracked a bit and found the trail. It was tricky at the base of the final peak. The snow hadn't completely melted and hid the trail. Quite slippery and probably a bit dangerous at that point. All in all, I would hike this again! Took about 5 hours total.
Posted Aug 29, 2017 4:30 am

kaylam87Gimme Shelter  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2016


Great hike, but very windy at the top. Glad to have those little dugouts! Took the Rocky Canyon route.
Posted Jul 4, 2017 11:16 am

BobD3Wind  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2016


From Twin Bridges. Wind really picked up after 10 AM. Probably 60+ mph the last 1000 ft. up. At the summit the wind subsided and the views were pretty nice.
Had a little difficulty on the return, cliffed out once, but backtracked, and all it all worked out peaches.
Posted Aug 10, 2016 9:01 pm

hgrapidUp Rocky Canyon down to Aloha Lake   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2016


Up Rocky Canyon down to Aloha Lake. Took 2 hours and 10 minutes from Rocky Canyon. After Aloha Lake we descended via Horsetail Falls.
Posted Jul 30, 2016 11:13 pm

ljwoodwVia Lake Sylvia  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2015
Easy climb from the Lyons Creek Trailhead. Was initially surprised upon first sight of the talus across the lake, but as we drew closer it became clear that it wasn't actually that steep.
Posted Jul 5, 2016 7:23 pm

labglovestraverse to price  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 11, 2016


traverse to price
Posted Jun 13, 2016 11:14 pm

tarushbaliRocky Canyon (South East Ridge)  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2016
Backpacked in on Saturday to around 8k and camped the night. Summited the next day from the South East Ridge.

Lots of boot pen occurred after noon but snow was firm before that. The first mile or so had no snow but it's important to find the trail to have an easy hike in and out.
Posted Apr 18, 2016 1:55 am

FairweatherFrom Lyons Creek TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2009


Nice day with Todd, while staying at the Kyburz cabin.
Posted Oct 25, 2015 4:05 pm

Awalusrocky creek climbing  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2015


Great workout! Nice to have this one.
Posted Sep 14, 2015 8:29 pm

GlennGTwin Bridges TH
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2015


From Twin Bridges TH
Posted Jul 4, 2015 12:45 pm

nlahueGreat day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 20, 2015


Climbed the rocky canyon route, trail was in much better condition than I thought it might be. Great day with beautiful views and clear skies. Minimal snow
Posted Apr 20, 2015 7:19 pm

GlennDPyramid  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 26, 2013


Beautiful day for a day hike up from Horsetail Falls.
Posted Dec 29, 2014 8:26 am

Brian AsherPyramid, Aggasiz, Price  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2014

Brian Asher

Pyramid, Aggasiz, and Price.

Started at Lyons Creek Trailhead. I ran the gentle uphill for the first 4.5 miles of the trail before hitting Sylvia Lake. At Sylvia Lake look straight across the far side of the lake for the only major notch in the ridge about 800 feet above you. Head around Sylvia Lake to the left and start heading straight up on rock slabs and talus. A faint trail appears when you are nearly at the top of the notch. When you reach the top of the notch the view opens up and Pyramid can be seen ahead and to the left. The trail seems to stop and start as you head directly towards the false summit below the peak. Once you reach the false summit the true peak comes into view directly ahead of you.

Head down the northeast (backside of Pyramid Peak) and stay on the north side of the ridge. This is slow going, heading across the talus on this sloping traverse staying below the ridge. Pass under the first major highpoint on the ridge and shoot for a notch before the second highpoint. It is doable class 3 scrambling to get up to this notch. From the notch the long traverse to Aggasiz is in full view. Stay on the west side (left if heading from Pyramid to Aggasiz) of the ridge. Although not difficult this is a slow traverse and will likely take some patience. When approaching the summit of Aggasiz head towards the notch to the left of the summit, then go left. Although one can pull themselves up to the summit block on the south side, the north side provides for a bit easier access in getting up to the awesome summit.

The traverse from Aggasiz to Price is simple and in front of you. After the Pyramid-Aggasiz traverse the ease of the Aggasiz-Price traverse is a welcomed sight! After heading down Mount Price you can shoot down into either of the two basins south of the summit. Both will lead you down to Lyons Lake which will become visible after descending further down in the basin. Stay to the west side of Lyons Lake where you will pick up a trail leading you down to the junction with the Lyons Creek trail. After another 4.5 miles down the Lyon’s Creek Trail you finally arrive at the Lyon’s Creek Trailhead. This route took me 7 hours, however I ran the first 4.5 and last 4.5 miles of the 14 mile loop.
Posted Oct 21, 2014 5:33 pm

EleutherosWithstanding the Desolation!!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2014


Swam in Lake Sylvia too..
Posted Aug 25, 2014 11:11 pm

cabFrom Lyons Creek TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2014


Loved the views of Aloha Lake from here. Traversed over to Mt. Agassiz and Mt. Price afterwards.
Posted Jul 21, 2014 11:15 am

seanoFrom Glen Alpine  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 14, 2014


Walked across part of frozen Lake Aloha to get there at the start of a loop. Nice views. Trip report.
Posted May 29, 2014 3:06 pm

citadel07Winter Solo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 13, 2014


Solo in dry winter conditions. Only one on top and a hell of a view with the winter air. Up the Lyon's Creek drainage. Bringing snowshoes next time...
Posted May 13, 2014 2:10 pm

pBergRocky Canyon/SE Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 4, 2014


Day trip with the Bay Area Mountaineers. Snow above 7500ft. Experienced a little post-holing but not enough for me to take the time to put on snow shoes (a couple others in our group did). Very windy up top.
Posted May 13, 2014 1:39 pm

ScottyPMany times  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2013


Many times up here via Rocky and Lions/Sylvia
Posted Apr 26, 2014 3:58 pm

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