Pyramid Peak Climber's Log

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seth@LOKI

seth@LOKI - Jul 26, 2006 8:08 pm

3X Keyhole is my favorite class four classic  Sucess!

tryit.

Brad Snider

Brad Snider - Jul 20, 2006 10:27 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2006

Standard Route  Sucess!

I agree w/ many of the others that this is not as hard as it is made out to be, at least w/ the new work done by CFI. However, there was plenty of class 4 to be had slightly off-route. It definitely is as steep as its reputation, and an awesome mountain from any angle!

km_donovan

km_donovan - Jul 6, 2006 1:42 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2006

Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge  Sucess!

Some snow down low, a fun boot ski down the lower slopes. Lots of trail work being done by the CFI. #51

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - May 8, 2006 2:59 am Date Climbed: Jun 17, 1967

Standard Route  Sucess!

Great view of The Bells from the summit.

ClearSkiesAhead

ClearSkiesAhead - Apr 26, 2006 3:55 am Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2005

Beautiful but demanding climb  Sucess!

Climbed Pyramid Peak last August with my buddy Nathan via the Northeast ridge. A fantastic climb and my favorite on a Colorado 14'er to date! The rockfall hazard can get pretty bad if the route gets crowded which is what happened while we were there.

TM

TM - Apr 10, 2006 5:21 am

nice  Sucess!

Great climb. New approach trail some folks were working hard on helps a lot. Found the route to be more solid than I would have guessed from reports, but was never behind/beneath anyone going up or down, that would have been maybe a different story. Fun climb, love the area. Aspen's a nice place to relax after a good day in the mountains!

markhyams

markhyams - Mar 5, 2006 5:53 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 1994

NE Ridge  Sucess!

Some loose rock up there, for sure. My favorite part about this mountian is seeing it from afar.

Big Skies 808

Big Skies 808 - Nov 17, 2005 8:28 pm

Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: October 2, 2005  Sucess!

Climbed with NE ridge with kalet. It was bomb. Lots of fun exposure, big cliff dropoffs. Even though the rock is loose I like the ledges that form as a result.

Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet - Oct 3, 2005 12:39 pm

Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: October 2, 2005  Sucess!

Boulder to Pyramid Peak to Dillon Dam Brewery to Boulder: 16.5 hours

Climbed with Big Skies 808

Asphazell

Asphazell - Sep 27, 2005 3:07 pm

Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: September 25, 2005  Sucess!

Second time up this magnificent mountain... I doubt it will be my last! Had the good company of fellow SP member Natasha and her friends, as well as one of my best friends that introduced me to climbing 12 years ago! What a great day, incredible weather, breathtaking fall colors and fun climbing!!!!

miztflip

miztflip - Sep 27, 2005 9:13 am

Route Climbed: NE Ridge, Green Coulior Date Climbed: 26 September, 2005  Sucess!

Climbed with my wife Kate. The weather was beautiful and we did not see another sole on the entire mountain.



The route was pretty uniteresting until the beginning of the ridge. It was easy to follow and what little snow remained did not cause any problems. We found some fun solid scrambling on the green rock of the Green Coulior.

Natasha

Natasha - Sep 26, 2005 2:52 pm

Route Climbed: NE ridge, Green Couloir Date Climbed: Sept 25, 2005  Sucess!

Incredible day! Fun climb, perfect weather, and beautiful views in every direction. The Aspen were in their peak color change. Pyramid has become one of my favorite summits.

shknbke

shknbke - Sep 13, 2005 5:49 pm

Route Climbed: NE ridge Date Climbed: Sept 10, 2005  Sucess!

A challenging mountain, but if you do not get off route the class 4 moves are minimal. We avoided the steep part of the pale green wall coming down. Tremendous views and an airy summit!

jwproulx

jwproulx - Sep 6, 2005 6:01 pm

Route Climbed: NE Ridge Date Climbed: 13 August 2005

With Martin Nagel, his third 14er. This was one of the most fun climbs I've been on. The scenery is beautiful, and seems to change every few minutes, as does the climbing. I didn't find the new route nearly as hard as I expected it to be (based on older descriptions). The new trail that's going in will make it easier to find the way up to the basin.

bernardhohman

bernardhohman - Aug 8, 2005 8:35 pm

Route Climbed: Standard--Green Couloir Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2005  Sucess!

It was a great day and the route was cairned pretty well.

big_g

big_g - Aug 8, 2005 8:05 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2005

Route Climbed: green couloir  Sucess!

Nice trip but I'd rate the new std green couloir route only class 2 with occasional short class 3 - sort of defangs the mountain somewhat.

doumall

doumall - Jul 25, 2005 2:03 pm

Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: 7-23-05  Sucess!

Pyramid is a lot of fun. I thought the climbing was straight forward and not too difficult despite having no rock climbing expirence. 3h25m up, 2h25min down. 47th 14er!

Genghis Climber

Genghis Climber - Jul 15, 2005 12:35 am

Route Climbed: Northeast ridge Date Climbed: June 14, 2005

Did not summit that trip but a fun time nonetheless. The talus and scree approach to the ampitheater sucked, but from there it was a good climb. I had to turn back becuase there was too much snow still on the ledges and I was only carrying water, no ice axe or anything.

altitude14er

altitude14er - Mar 20, 2005 8:05 pm

Route Climbed: Class 4 Maroon Lake Trailhead Approach Date Climbed: 09/2004  Sucess!

This climbs difficulty is overrated and won't exceed Class 3 if you pay attention to where you are walking I climbed this with asphazell

Asphazell

Asphazell - Mar 1, 2005 12:52 pm

Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: July 2004  Sucess!

I love this mountain. It is a hard approach, but the last 1000 feet are pure BLISS, just keep your ears sharp and your eyes open for the unrelenting rockfall from above. Snow storm came in 5 minutes after the summit was attained, so that really kicked in the adrenaline! I will climb this one again for sure...

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