Cockscomb Mountain (Banff)


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Sunday, June 12, 2016
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,776
Summit Elevation (ft): 
9,108
Elevation Gain (m): 
1400
Round Trip Time: 
8.50
Total Distance (km): 
15.00
Difficulty Notes: 

Pretty easy scrambling if dry and on route. Scrambling can get tricky in canyons and the approach is very rough. This isn't your typical 'easy' Kane scramble that your dear old Aunt Edna would enjoy. You've been warned.

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Trip Report

Cockscomb Mountain has a few things going for it. No matter how many peaks you've done, as long as it's more than one, you will have a "best" and a "worst" one. I never have to worry about my worst one now - I've apparently just completed it. Another thing in Cockscomb's favor is that I will never have to repeat it. Yes - I enjoyed it that much! ;)

 


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