Peak(s):  "Thunder Pyramid"  -  13,932 feet
Date Posted:  09/12/2018
Date Climbed:   09/01/2018
Author:  mattpayne11
Additional Members:   gotmusick
 Completing the Centennials on Thunder Pyramid   

Well, I finally finished the Centennials and it has been pretty interesting thinking back on the whole thing. In some ways, I feel a bit lost without that goal in front of me. New goals are needed.

As usually, I'm posting some photos here and a LINK to the full trip report on my website. Feel free to read, or not. Whatever. :-)

There's about 60 photos, a full 30 minute video showing the route up, GPS tracks, and other videos. Useful beta, I suspect (better than anything I could find out there when I was preparing for it).

Thanks for the fun, everyone! =)

Early light on the Bells
Approaching the white gully
Four 14ers in one shot
The final approach
Perched above it all
A grand view from the summit
Couple on Pyramid
Gazing at North Maroon
The Milky Way reflected in Crater Lake

My GPS Tracks on Google Maps (made from a .GPX file upload):

Thumbnails for uploaded photos (click to open slideshow):
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Comments or Questions
09/12/2018 13:18
And with beautiful shots, to boot. I can appreciate the effort that went into envisioning and executing the alpenglow shot at the end of your report. I'm going to keep your website in mind if I ever get around to going for the Centennials. Thanks for sharing.

09/12/2018 14:57
Have always enjoyed your reports on your blog and this one was great; amazing pics as always too. And what an great accomplishment to do the Centennials. Congratulations!! and to do it on such an amazing peak!!

09/12/2018 15:20
Big congratulations, Matt.
I spent a lot of time reading your website, getting hyped for high Colorado peaks these last few years. I felt a similar emptiness (I think) after finishing my own project in June. It took me a few weeks to get past those doldrums, actually. Wishing you the best and can't wait to see a Centennial Photo Book from you! Cheers and climb on.

09/12/2018 17:24
Congrats on finishing the Centennials, Matt! Always enjoyed your photography as you've documented your progress. Keep it up!

Congratulations Matt!!!
09/13/2018 19:57
Its a big effort to complete the Centennials. I have enjoyed your photos and trip reports.
I plan on doing a shorter version of your Mamma, Grizzly from Baldwin Gulch trip soon.
Thanks for the helpful info. I hope to see more.

Congratulations Matt!
09/14/2018 14:53
Your pictures are amazing and I appreciate your thoughts that accompany the photos.

Hope you find a worthy "next" thing and enjoy every minute of it. Glen

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