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Pyramid, Capitol, Conundrum...decent conditions?

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Pyramid, Capitol, Conundrum...decent conditions?

Postby JTOlson26 » Tue Jun 16, 2009 7:40 pm

Which of this group has the least snow at this time? It seems like Capitol still has a lot but what about the other two? Or, if there are any of the other peaks right in this area that don't have too much snow, i would love to know! Thanks!

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Re: Pyramid, Capitol, Conundrum...decent conditions?

Postby Ascent88 » Tue Jun 16, 2009 8:55 pm

I was in the Bells this weekend, and tried to do Pyramid. There is still a good amount of sketchy snow up there. Decided to turn around on the 13k saddle because of time and amount of snow on the ridge. Here is a link to a pic I took from the saddle. Hope this helps...

http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/uphoto.php?pic=u8046p47_090616205217.jpg&parmuser=Ascent88&parmtype=2&parmview=1&cpgm=uphotos2
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Re: Pyramid, Capitol, Conundrum...decent conditions?

Postby JTOlson26 » Wed Jun 17, 2009 6:55 pm

Thanks a lot for the update and the picture. I think i will be postponing a trip to that area for now. I just don't have the right gear for all of the snow that is still up there.

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Re: Pyramid, Capitol, Conundrum...decent conditions?

Postby thespoonybard » Wed Jun 17, 2009 9:04 pm

Not completely "recent"...however, this is a trip report from June 7th on Capitol. Hope that helps.
http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=6180&cpgm=tripmain
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Re: Pyramid, Capitol, Conundrum...decent conditions?

Postby skybobo » Thu Jun 18, 2009 6:42 am

Looks like a fun time to be in the ELKS!!!!!!

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