Martin & Switchback Peaks

  • Date:
    2017/10/14 to 2017/10/15
    Car-to-car:
    2 days
    Round-trip distance:
    21 miles
    Elevation gain:
    6,500 feet
    Trip type:
    scramble
    USGS quad:
    Martin Peak
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  • Day 1

  • Frozen creek on the Martin Creek Trail
    Frozen creek on the Martin Creek Trail
  • Switchback Peak
    Switchback Peak
  • Switchback Peak over Cooney Lake
    Switchback Peak over Cooney Lake
  • Martin Pk and Cooney Lake from the Cooney Lake Trail
    Martin Pk and Cooney Lake from the Cooney Lake Trail
  • On Switchback's SE ridge
    On Switchback's SE ridge
  • A quick visit on the summit and then it is time to huddle on the lee side out of the wind
    A quick visit on the summit and then it is time to huddle on the lee side out of the wind
  • Yay!
    Yay!
  • On Switchback's north ridge
    On Switchback's north ridge
  • Switchback Peak
    Switchback Peak
  • Camp by Cooney Lake
    Camp by Cooney Lake
  • Cooney Lake
    Cooney Lake
  • Cooney Lake
    Cooney Lake
  • Cooney Lake
    Cooney Lake
  • Willows and larch
    Willows and larch
  • Cooney Lake
    Cooney Lake
  • Cooney Lake
    Cooney Lake
  • Cooney Lake
    Cooney Lake
  • Cooney Lake
    Cooney Lake
  • Day 2

  • Switchback Peak over Cooney Lake before dawn
    Switchback Peak over Cooney Lake before dawn
  • Martin Peak
    Martin Peak
  • Switchback Peak
    Switchback Peak
  • Martin Peak
    Martin Peak
  • Martin Peak
    Martin Peak
  • On Martin Pk's south ridge
    On Martin Pk's south ridge
  • On the summit of Martin Pk.
    On the summit of Martin Pk.
  • On Martin Pk's NE slopes.
    On Martin Pk's NE slopes.
  • Cheops Peak
    Cheops Peak
  • Cheops Peak
    Cheops Peak
  • Mount Bigelow over Boiling Lake
    Mount Bigelow over Boiling Lake
  • Boiling Lake
    Boiling Lake
  • Boiling Lake
    Boiling Lake
  • Cheops Peak over Boiling Lake
    Cheops Peak over Boiling Lake
  • NE summit of Cheops Peak from the Eagle Lakes Trail
    NE summit of Cheops Peak from the Eagle Lakes Trail

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