Mount Cowen-The Grand Teton of the Absaroka Range

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Mount Cowen-The Grand Teton of the Absaroka Range
Created On: Oct 25, 2012
Last Edited On: Mar 10, 2014

Photos and video from Mount Cowen, in the Absaroka range of Montana:

The massive face of Mount Cowen in winter, Absaroka Range, Montana
Mount Cowen, Absaroka Range, Montana
Mt Cowen-Paradise Valley Montana
Mt Cowen seen from Paradise Valley

Pictures from a trip me and a couple freinds did up Mount Cowen back in September of 2011, as well as random photos of Cowen from different angles. Cowen is one of my favorate peaks in the Greater Yellowstone. It has Teton sized granite cliffs, and is also very remote. A trip to Cowen will take you into some very beauteful country.

Absaroka Range MT
Taken on the way to the basecamp of Mt Cowen.
Mt Cowen, Absaroka Range, Montana
Mount Cowen seen on the approach to the base camp.

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Mount Cowen at dawn
The Southwest Face of Mt Cowen-Absaroka range MT
Cliffs of Mount Cowen

Granite towers on Mt Cowen MT.
Huge granite pinnacles high on Mount Cowen
Taking in the view
JD Sacklin taking in the view high on the normal route.

On the edge-Mt Cowen MT
Eric traversing exposed terrain on the normal route of Mount Cowen
Reaching the top of Mt Cowen-Absaroka Range MT
The final few feet of Mount Owen, beneath the summit block.

JD clings to the top of Mt Cowen.
JD clings to the top of Mt Cowen. The summit is very exposed.
Hangin out on the summit of Mt Cowen-Absaroka Range MT
JD relaxing on top

The North Face of Mt Cowen MT.
Looking down from the tiny summit ledge to the north.
The southern aspect of Mt Cowen MT. Viewed from the summit.
Looking down from the summit ledge to the south. The actual summit block was only a few feet wide, and completely surrounded by cliffs.
Myself on the summit of Mt Cowen.
Myself on the summit of Mt Cowen. Paradise Valley is in the background.
View from the summit of Mt Cowen-Looking towards the Eastern Beartooths.
View towards the Beartooth mountains from the summit of Cowen.

Mt Cowen-Monarch of Paradise Valley Montana
Sub peaks of Mount Cowen seen on the descent.
Headed back home. Mt Cowen, MT.
Heading back down from Mount Cowen. We had a very long hike ahead of us to get back to the car.



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