Cookes Peak: Climbing in a Winter Wonderland

Page Type
Album
Image Type(s):
Alpine Climbing, Hiking, Informational, Scenery
980 Hits
74.01% Score
Log in
to vote
Page By:
Cookes Peak: Climbing in a Winter Wonderland
Created On: Mar 7, 2012
Last Edited On: Mar 8, 2012

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 MapRoute Map

Approach

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

NE Ridge

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

The summit

Approaching the summit headwallApproaching the summit headwall
At the base of the third class sectionAt the base of the third class section
Looking down the third class sectionLooking down the third class section
Approaching the summit of Cookes PeakApproaching the summit of Cookes Peak






Comments

No comments posted yet.



Cookes Peak: Climbing in a Winter Wonderland

Album
20 Images 0 Comments

Parents

Cookes PeakAlbums