Pic by NP: Kevin on the lowest slope of the face.
NP on lower slope of Pyramid S Face. Sawteeth in background.
First tier of ice on a face without many ledges.
Basin and Haystack. 40 degree slope is common at the bottom.
Wind gusts were up to about 50 m.p.h.
Higher up the face bulges and gets steeper.
NP heading for the midslide area.
Pic by NP: Kevin mid-slide.
Roughly 80-100 feet tall this wall trends NW.
NP on the upper slopes where the pitch lays back to about 35 degrees.
Leading edge of the wall at the lowest elevation.
Pic by NP: Kevin in the gully.
Colors adorned the face as high as we could see.
Relax! Resting for the bushwhack up Pyramid's summit. The temp was about 10F, but we were cozy in the sun. Pic by NP.
Top of the gully on Pyramid's southwestern ridge.
NP in a loose area of the bushwhack up pyramids SW ridge.
Not much snow on Gothics' S Face.
Gothics' East Face: The Rainbow Slide.