Cockscomb Mountain

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Located in the Bow River Valley of Banff National Park, Cockscomb Mountain is situated southeast of Mount Ishbel, northwest of Mount Fifi, and directly across the Bow Valley from landmark Pilot Mountain. Cockscomb is part of the Sawback Range, named for the distinctive tilted strata of gray sedimentary rock. The mountain can be seen from the Trans-Canada Highway and the Bow Valley Parkway. Cockscomb is a one day scramble with good route-finding. The approach is made from Ranger Creek where a path can be located at the picnic area along the Bow Valley Parkway. The mountain is named for the resemblance its outline to a rooster comb.

Elevation (feet): 9,108
Elevation (meters): 2,776
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Range/Region: Canadian Rockies
Province: Alberta
Latitude: 51.236933
Longitude: -115.724788
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Calgary
Convenient Center: Banff

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