Cockscomb Climber's Log

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CptAmerica

CptAmerica - Oct 21, 2014 5:15 pm

airy summit block  Sucess!

climbed it after attempting the cathedral traverse. the whole thing is 5.easy, but extremely exposed on 2 sides

SawtoothSean

SawtoothSean - Jan 15, 2014 11:26 am Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2013

Fun times  Sucess!

traversed over from Unicorn. Good route finding and easy and fun exposure.

gordonye

gordonye - Aug 19, 2013 1:40 am Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2013

West face  Sucess!

The east summit (as described by Secor as the "knife edge") is the high point, the west summit is 2 feet lower. Climbed with Mike Chen up the wide chimney (to the right of the narrow chimney) on the west face, ending with a short 5.6 face climb to a platform immediately south of the summit. The summit pinnacle itself is class 4.

Donno

Donno - Aug 13, 2013 12:45 pm Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2003

West Face  Sucess!

W/ Gene. Piton on summit.

blueshade

blueshade - Aug 12, 2011 8:39 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2011

Cockscomb  Sucess!

Went up the Class 4 route that felt slightly harder and descended another Class 5 that would have been harder to upclimb - never very exposed though. Part of Cathedral Traverse.

dkangas - Jul 28, 2011 1:20 am Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2010

Partial Cathedral Range Traverse  Sucess!

Linked Echo Peaks, Echo Ridge, Cockscomb and Unicorn.

Vitaliy M.

Vitaliy M. - Jul 1, 2011 1:13 pm

Fun solo  Sucess!

Did both summits. Did cockscomb, unicorn, echo peaks and echo ridge mid week on a day off work

seano

seano - Aug 31, 2010 5:11 pm Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2010

West face  Sucess!

From Unicorn, up some crack that felt like 4th or easy 5th, then through a gap to the other side to traverse to the summit. Trip report

mdostby

mdostby - Aug 26, 2010 12:55 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2010

West face

Fun day. Solo.

rhyang

rhyang - Jul 23, 2010 9:41 am Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2010

West Face  Sucess!

Nice afternoon scramble from the Cathedral Lakes trailhead.

Probably did something different than what was in the route page, but it was fun nonetheless.

A-Lex

A-Lex - Nov 24, 2009 1:20 pm

Traversing Along the Ridge  Sucess!

This was a day outing to traverse part of the Cathedral traverse. We hit Unicorn, and then this. Great day! All 5.easy soloable stuff if you're comfortable at mid fifth.

biz

biz - Aug 6, 2009 7:33 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2009

Unicorn, Cockscomb, and Conness  Sucess!

One very fun pitch up the east face to a beautiful view. I'm guessing it was about 5.6 or so.

J Fox

J Fox - Jun 23, 2009 11:38 am Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2008

Sweet traverse  Sucess!

Traversed Echo, Cockscomb and Unicorn. A wonderful day in Yosemite.

J Fox

J Fox - Jun 23, 2009 11:38 am Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2008

Sweet traverse  Sucess!

Traversed Echo, Cockscomb and Unicorn. A wonderful day in Yosemite.

Drewid

Drewid - Jul 7, 2008 6:43 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2008

The Cockscomb  Sucess!

Approached from the north ridge and came under the large east face and around the southern edge of the Cockscomb, went up the large chute at the southern edge of the west face and scrambled through the towering ramparts toward the summit. A few technical moves to gain the summit. Maybe a little more difficult than Unicorn Peak but just as fun. A solid rush.

fossana

fossana - Jun 20, 2008 2:46 am Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2008

peak 4 of the cathedral traverse  Sucess!

Opted out of the 5.6 downclimb after finding crumbly rock.

Samantha

Samantha - Oct 23, 2006 3:21 pm Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2006

west face  Sucess!

fun.

forjan

forjan - Sep 12, 2006 12:57 am Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2006

West Face  Sucess!

Climbed both summits. Part of Cathedral Peak/Eichorn Pinnacle/Echo Ridge/Cockscomb/Unicorn Peak traverse loop.

Bill Kish

Bill Kish - May 24, 2006 7:29 am Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2004

Route Climbed: 4th class  Sucess!

Came around from unicorn/althuski and then on to the Echo Ridge and Echo Peaks after summiting the Cockscomb. The Cockscomb was definitely the highlight of an awesome day!

Rileywyna

Rileywyna - Dec 19, 2005 7:37 am

Route Climbed: back side Date Climbed: aug 2000  Sucess!

Followed the rige around from Unicorn and climbed a line on the backside. Kind of neat coming over the top and rapping/climbing down the regular route

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