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Death Valley - Pyramid Peak

Postby Mtflyer » Tue Feb 20, 2007 4:18 pm

Last Saturday hiked up to Pyramid in Death Valley with Sooz, Cori and Norma. The hike was a 11.2 mile round trip with a 3,700 foot gain. Photos at http://joeidoni.smugmug.com/gallery/2495373



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Postby tomcat_rc » Tue Feb 20, 2007 7:55 pm

nice pictures Joe - I still need to do Pyramid someday too. must have been rough having all those pretty women to keep motivated
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Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Feb 20, 2007 8:53 pm

Wow! Nice fossils! That must have been over the last saddle? This was a fun peak, and was easier this time than when I did it in 2003. I would do this one again, Tom.

Saturday, 17 February 2007
Pyramid Peak Dayclimb

PHOTOS: http://snownymph.smugmug.com/gallery/2489155#130885740


Great trip!
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free . . . . Jim Morrison


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Postby CinnamonGirl » Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:19 pm

Joe~
great shots! loved the fossils! darn, wished i would have seen them. next time i do Pyramid i'll look for them. :paranoid:

great hike and what bee-u-tee-ful weather!

norma
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Postby Snow Nymph » Thu Feb 22, 2007 1:42 am

Sunday, 18 February 2007
Eagle Mountain #2 (didn't make it)

PHOTOS: http://snownymph.smugmug.com/gallery/2489166#131137954


We got a late start, and went up the wrong chute. Ended up all over trying to get to the right chute. After 3 hrs we stopped for food and decided to save this for another day. This should have been 3 hrs round trip, and we didn't want to hike out in the dark. A few steps from where we had lunch, we saw cairns going up. It was a good workout and a long drive home. We will avoid hwy 15 next time.
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Postby tomcat_rc » Thu Feb 22, 2007 2:06 am

way cool on the picts - Eagle looks like a good one to go back and bag before it gets too hot for DV
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Postby madeintahoe » Mon Feb 26, 2007 2:27 pm

Beautiful pictures everyone! Pyramid looks like a really nice hike!
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Pyramid Peak

Postby tomcat_rc » Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:26 pm

Saturday Feb 24, 2007

Bob H., Bill S. and I decided to drive over and hike Pyramid. First week that I have not hiked in the Panamints this month. Looking at the Panamints from the east side - they got some new snow - although it did pull back some by afternoon.

The hike for Pyramid was good with awesome views and no problems with route finding - I would rate this hike as a "must do" for death valley hikes. all 3 of us made summit and the cold beer waiting for us back at the car was smooth.

picutres: http://members3.clubphoto.com/tom1038077/5486238/guest.
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Postby Trailtrekker06 » Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:16 pm

http://outdoors.webshots.com/album/557931074hTReaR

Finally got around to posting mine form Pyramid, guess it's kinda old stuff by now. Really a great peak. Like Tom said - a must do!
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Postby Trailtrekker06 » Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:17 pm

http://outdoors.webshots.com/album/557931074hTReaR

Finally got around to posting mine from Pyramid, guess it's kinda old stuff by now. Really a great peak. Like Tom said - a must do!
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Postby CinnamonGirl » Thu Mar 01, 2007 12:43 am

Sooz~
Loved the photos. That was such a great hike and a beautiful day. Thanx for posting them. Definitely a peak worth doing more than once! :nod:
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