Ascent of the Cockscomb and Echo Ridge by Jon Walton, Jeremy Walton, Dave Gregory and Robert Walton:
It's the dramatic crest of granite spikes between the Unicorn and the Matthes Crest and is easily visible from highway 120. Depending upon the route chosen, it will require at least a hundred feet of roped climbing. It's a steep four mile hike from Tuolumne Meadow Campground.
|Best months for climbing:||Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct|
|Year first climbed:||1914|
|First successful climber(s):||Lipman and Chamberlin|
|Nearest major airport:||Mammoth Lakes|
|Convenient Center:||Lee Vining|
Thanks to Bob Walton for adding this peak.
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- Log #17050 - by Bob Walton on Feb 04, 2002Ascent of the Cockscomb and Echo Ridge by Jon Walton, Jeremy Walton, Dave Gregory and Robert Walton: On August 11th my sons Jeremy and Jon, British mountaineer Dave Gregory and I set out from...