Check out the view we got of Pyramid Peak east face with Landry Route. Yesterday we had a great day on Ski Hayden peak near Aspen — we played our cards right and got about 5,000 vert of quality backcountry skiing. Perhaps a trip report later. For now, after skiing Hayden I always enjoy bringing back a current image of what Pyramid Peak looks like, as the view of the ‘Mid from Hayden is stunning. Perhaps those of you aspiring to the Landry line will find it useful. (PM update, I heard it got skied today by some guys from Aspen.)
|Pyramid Peak, Colorado, East Face, April 18, 2008.
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