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Ascent of Pyramid Peak on 2014-08-07

Climber: Michael Lewis

Others in Party:Adam Walker
Fletcher Jordan and Josh Lewis
Date:Thursday, August 7, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pyramid Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:7182 ft / 2189 m

Ascent Trip Report

Last jaunt on day 3 of a Snowfield tour with Adam Walker, Fletcher Jordan and Josh Lewis:

http://www.summitpost.org/snowfield-group-tour/925115
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1262 ft / 384 m
    Total Elevation Loss:6303 ft / 1920 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.8 mi / 12.5 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:962 ft / 293 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 882 ft / 269 m; Extra: 80 ft / 24m
    Loss on way in:80 ft / 24 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Start Trailhead:6300 ft / 1920 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:6223 ft / 1896 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 5923 ft / 1806 m; Extra: 300 ft / 91m
    Gain on way out:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:6.8 mi / 10.9 km
    End Trailhead:Pyramid Lake TH  1259 ft / 383 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Snowfield Tour (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Neve Peak2014-08-05 a6496 ft / 1980 m
2Snowfield Peak2014-08-06 b1777 ft / 542 m
3Horsemans Pack2014-08-06 c592 ft / 180 m
4(Attempt) The Needle2014-08-06 d616 ft / 188 m
5Paul Bunyans Stump2014-08-07 e1010 ft / 308 m
6Pyramid Peak2014-08-07 f1262 ft / 385 m
Total Trip Gain: 11753 ft / 3583 m    Total Trip Loss: 11767 ft / 3587 m



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