Bishops Cap Climber's Log

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Kyle Van Vleet - Jul 25, 2021 4:51 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2021

Trifecta!  Sucess!

Trifecta out of Lunch creek. Bishops cap was the third and final summit of the day. The scramble up Bishop's Cap was so much fun. Dropped to the Highline from the saddle between Bishops and Pollock and back out to Logans Pass.


CamDole - Jun 27, 2020 6:19 pm Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2017


Chimneys! Class 3, one member stayed back. Most technical of the trio (Pollock, Piegan, BC). Super sick climb


GlacierCountry - Jul 23, 2018 1:11 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2018

and yet again  Sucess!

Taking a group up for the trifecta again


ToTheHeights - Feb 13, 2018 8:29 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2017

Four for the Fourth  Sucess!

7/4/17 w/Ryan Stadheim

Piegan, Pollock, Bishop's Cap, and Oberlin for an epic "4 for the 4th." Hauled a grill up Oberlin for a sunset grill out. One of the most memorable days of the summer.


GlacierCountry - Aug 26, 2016 12:34 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2016

Fresh snow  Sucess!

Took friend Michela. Her first GNP peak was Pollock this day, then on to BC. Gorgeous weather. A little snow the night before made it a little wet and slick, but not dangerous and certainly beautiful. My 3rd or 4th time here.


awhite28 - Jul 21, 2016 11:51 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2016

Via Highline  Sucess!

Climbed via the Highline both ways. Only the top 500 feet or so of the couloir was super loose. Fun mountain! Great views!


Dansmlgnp - Mar 19, 2016 7:56 pm

Bishops cap from Pollock  Sucess!

Summer 2015 with Mike M. Patrick S. And Fletcher M.
From lunch creek, up Pollocks cleft, and scrambled over to Bishops summit. Descended to the highline right as a storm rolled in.


GlacierCountry - Sep 23, 2015 1:19 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2015

Smokey  Sucess!

Got turned around the first attempt this summer due to dense fog. Made it this time! Views obscured by smoke from regional forest fires but we still were able to enjoy some decent close up views. A fun peak to bag for sure. Climbed with J Hawes.


MtMtnHiker - Aug 18, 2013 12:52 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2013

Bishops Cap  Sucess!

Climb with GMS. 2nd summit of the day having come over from Pollock.


ManyGlacierMountaineer - Feb 24, 2013 6:26 pm

Bishop's Cap  Sucess!

2009 - w/ Anders Olson

climbed in combination with Pollock, ascended via Lunch Creek, descended via Piegan Pass to Many Glacier. We were nearly charged by a large bull moose near Lake Josephine.


larch32 - Mar 3, 2012 10:43 pm

Very fun  Sucess!

Fun to look up and see the thing from the road. It looks like it will topple over any day now.


mtbound - Aug 22, 2011 11:19 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2011

Great Climb  Sucess!

Loved this climb, especially going thru the cleft. Great day with blue sky and no wind. Well marked near the summit and the book "Climb Glacier National Park" was in my backpack. Climbed with my son and husband.


GNPgumpy - Aug 1, 2011 10:22 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2011

Bishop's Cap  Sucess!

Climbed solo. Started with Piegan, then Pollock and BC, then dropped down to the Highline trail.

mtn ear

mtn ear - Apr 10, 2011 10:45 am Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2007

Traverse- part 3  Sucess!

The final peak of three that included a traverse from Piegan to Pollock to Bishops Cap.


FlatheadNative - Aug 18, 2010 11:49 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2010

Highline Trail  Sucess!

Finally! A great route and a classic climb.

Also went and did Pollock and Piegan as well as the false summit of Piegan. 4,700 feet elevation and 6.6 miles.


EarMountain - May 25, 2010 2:40 pm Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2002

Bishops Cap  Sucess!

2002 with John, April, Dennis and Bud via Pollock
1983 with Bill via Pollock


Glacierscrambler - Feb 9, 2010 11:34 pm

Bishops Cap  Sucess!

Walked the ridge from Piegan and Pollock. Great climb. Alot of fun scrambling. One of the most intimate summits in the park.

I have also dropped straight down to the highline, and hiked back to logans pass (then caught the shuttle to my car).


TwaMontana - Oct 5, 2009 12:25 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2009

Bishops Cap  Sucess!

Walked the ridge over from Pollock after first ascending it. Returned back to Pollock, down the cleft then dropped off the east side of the saddle to Piegan Pass and out to Siyeh Bend. Very windy day 20-30mph.

Did it again three weeks later with another friend. This time descending via the drainage between Pollock and Bishops Cap. Again very windy. Wonder if it wind ever stops up there.


distressbark - Sep 28, 2009 1:07 am Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2009

traverse from Pollock Mountain  Sucess!

gorgeous, breezy day atop the summit. traversed to Bishops Cap after summit of Pollock. followed a great climber's trail and plenty of cairns on the class III climb to the summit. the east face of Bishops Cap is truly stunning - talk about sheer! amazing views all around. returned to Pollock, and rather than climbing back up to the summit, we followed a wide, scree-covered ledge at the base of the cliffs west of the summit block. very easy walk all the way back to saddle between Pollock and Piegan; simple, scenic descent down to Piegan Pass from there.


bfrench - Apr 27, 2009 9:22 pm

Bishops Cap  Sucess!

Climbed a few times with Piegan and Pollock.

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