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kaseri
02-25-2011, 10:52 AM
Wondering what the most common route up the Tripyramids in winter is? Looking to possibly head out there this Sunday.

LRiz
02-25-2011, 11:11 AM
Pine Bend from the Kanc probably gets the most traffic, followed closely by the Livermore/Scaur Ridge approach from Waterville Valley.

peakbagger
02-25-2011, 03:03 PM
I agree with Larisa.

One thing to be aware of is that the Pine Bend route slabs along a countour before going left and up a valley (maybe a real old slide route) before cresting a rdige and meeting up with a trail from the watervile valley side (dont have a map in hand). The actual trail goes to the left of the valley into a thick spruce stand then parallels the open area, frequently the winter trail runs directly up the valley to the ridge and skips the woods. From there its a short run through open woods to the actual trail with the junction soon after.

kaseri
02-25-2011, 09:49 PM
Thanks for the info.

Chip
02-25-2011, 10:49 PM
Paradox just got back. Hopefully he'll see this.

Paradox
02-26-2011, 07:48 PM
We just did the Tripyramids yesterday (as an out and back)from Waterville Valley via the Livermore Road and Scaur Ridge Trail. Photos and GPS track on Wikiloc (http://www.wikiloc.com/wikiloc/view.do?id=1498647). We did a terrible job of breaking out the trail on the way in. I am hopeful we did a better job on the way out. :D