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 Peak:  Pyramid Peak (14er)
 Route:  Northeast Ridge
 Range:  Elk
 Posted By:  Monster5
 Date of Information:  09/21/2013
 Date Posted:  09/22/2013
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Note: conditions this time of year fluctuate drastically on an hourly basis. Monitoring weather a few days in advance is advised.

Descended Pyramid std route around 6PM yesterday. Snow was negligible and route was 95% dry. The 5% that had snow was easily avoided or stepped over.

Im guessing theres a couple more inches of slushy snow above 13K now and a few more inches are likely tonight. The scrambly part of the route sees sun early though so a warm day or two this week might melt most of it off. Traction is probably a good idea, depending on ability, unless we get a few days in a row of sun. Hard to tell during this time of year.

We ascended via a ridge run from W Maroon Pass. Conditions were dry on both sides of the ridge until 13631, where 0-2 inches of melting snow clung to WNW aspects. Abe said he's doing a TR.



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