Peak 13,490 (Cotton King Peak) and Peak 13,122 (Wild Cherry Peak) Climber's Log

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theREALCarpeDM - Nov 27, 2020 2:54 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2020

Owen, 13122, and Cotton King  Sucess!

with Valerie


chicagotransplant - Jul 15, 2012 9:14 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2012

Wild Cherry Loop  Sucess!

Loop hike starting with PT 12860 B and traversing PT 13122, PT 13490, Owen and then finishing with lowly PT 10955 at the end of the ridge. A fun knife ridge between PT 12860 B and PT 13122!


miztflip - Aug 2, 2011 9:34 am Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2011

From Cotton Creek  Sucess!

Climbed while on a backpacking trip into Cotton Creek. Great trail up to the saddle that drops into Rito Alto Creek. Sporting ridge to the summit. About 1000 feet with some easy Class 3 scrambling. Descended the same route and climbed 13,513 and Mt Marcy on the other side. Lots of elk.


edevart - Jun 21, 2010 1:57 am Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2010

from Saddle btw Cotton and Cherry  Sucess!

climbed during a loop up Cotton and down Cherry Creeks. Cotton King peak is a beauty. So is Wild Cherry Creek trail--wow. Oh yeah...bears. And mosquitoes.


shknbke - Nov 12, 2008 5:59 pm Date Climbed: Nov 8, 2008

from 13122 via Wild Cherry Creek TH  Sucess!

Combined Owen with 12860B, 13122, 13490, and 10995 for a long 7K+ vertical day. Only a couple inches of snow to deal with. Check out the catwalk on 12860's s.e. ridge! See TR.


SarahThompson - Nov 9, 2008 6:35 pm Date Climbed: Nov 8, 2008

Long day!  Sucess!

Big loop over 12860, 13122, 13490, Owen & 10995 from Wild Cherry Creek TH. 16.5 miles, 7230 ft, 14 hours! Beautiful fall day.


Colonelpyat - Oct 8, 2004 1:24 am

Route Climbed: Cherry Lake Date Climbed: October 4, 2004  Sucess!

Climbed these two peaks with Jon, Sopris, and Raymond. My first trip to the area. Aspen trees were in full riot down low and a bit of snow up high. Some good, but optional, exposure on the northern aspects of these peaks. Big thanks to Jon for putting this idea forward.

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