Ascent of Pyramid Peak on 2014-02-16
|Others in Party:||Kelley Laxamana|
|Date:||Sunday, February 16, 2014|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||6703 ft / 2043 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWe started at the 3,000' high point along Highway 190, where there is free camping at an old, abandoned RV park, then followed DPS Route A except that we climbed up the drainage course just west of the start of the ridge. We climbed the drainage course to a 4,600' saddle, then followed DPS route A to the top. The drainage course is easy walking to the saddle, and avoids what appears to be extra effort along the lower ridge recommended in the DPS guide. We saw about 15 Bighorn Sheep at about 4,100' on the way up.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4150 ft / 1265 m|
| Extra Gain:||250 ft / 76 m|
| Distance:||10 mi / 16.1 km|
| Route:||Variation of DPS Route A|
| Trailhead:||Highway 190 3053 ft / 930 m|
| Time Up:||4 Hours 20 Minutes|
| Time Down:||3 Hours 25 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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