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Cookes Peak: Climbing in a Winter Wonderland

 
Cookes Peak: Climbing in a Winter Wonderland

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Object Title: Cookes Peak: Climbing in a Winter Wonderland

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing, Hiking, Informational, Scenery

 

Page By: strudolyubov

Created/Edited: Mar 7, 2012 / Mar 8, 2012

Object ID: 779882

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Cookes Peak via NE Ridge

Date: 02-18-2012
Ascent Route: Direct NE Ridge
Descent Route: Standard Route
Total Distance: 5.2 mi
Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft.


Route Map
Route Map

Approach

Cookes Peak
Cookes Peak from county road A019
The  Trailhead
The trailhead
Approaching NE Ridge
Approaching the NE Ridge
Where the road and the standard route split
Where the road and the standard route split

NE Ridge

Approaching the end of the old 4WD road
Approaching the end of the old 4WD road
At the end of 4WD road
At the end of 4WD road
Ascending talus field in the lower gully
Ascending talus field in the lower gully
Middle section of the gully on NE Ridge
Middle section of the gully on NE Ridge
Traversing snow-covered slabs on the left side of the gully
Traversing snow-covered slabs on the left side of the gully
Approaching the old mine
Approaching the old mine
The old mine shaft
The old mine shaft
The north face of Cookes Peak
The north face of Cookes Peak from NE Ridge
Looking along the NE Ridge
Looking back along the NE Ridge
The rugged South Ridge of Cookes Peak
The rugged South Ridge of Cookes Peak

The summit

Approaching the summit headwall
Approaching the summit headwall
At the base of the third class section
At the base of the third class section
Looking down the third class section
Looking down the third class section
Approaching the summit of Cookes Peak
Approaching the summit of Cookes Peak

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