Peak(s):  Casco Pk  -  13,908 feet
Date Posted:  05/30/2014
Modified:  05/20/2015
Date Climbed:   05/24/2014
Author:  dillonsarnelli
 Casco Peak from Echo Canyon   

Casco Peak from Echo Canyon

Peak: Casco Peak (13,908')
Date: May 24, 2014
Trailhead: Echo Canyon
Distance: 9 miles
Elevation Gain: 3,900 ft.
Participants: solo

Casco Peak is a Centennial 13er located in the northern Sawatch Range. It is the 69th highest peak in the state of Colorado, sitting just to the west of Mount Elbert and southwest of French Peak. The peak itself is often climbed with French Peak (13,940 ft. - ranked) and Frasco Benchmark (13,786 ft. unranked) as seen in the picture above. It is easily and most often accessed from the Halfmoon Creek TH near the Mount Massive TH, but there are several routes in all directions that enable you to choose your own adventure. Keep reading...

Casco Peak from Echo Canyon


Casco Peak from Echo Canyon



Comments or Questions
Brian Thomas
User
very nice
06/02/2014 14:26
Looks like a great day out on an interesting route, and nice selection of pics for the TR. Thanks for posting!


dillonsarnelli
User
thanks!
06/03/2014 05:47
Brian,

Thanks for the comment! It really was a solid route and a great day! That area is a spot I haven't done much exploring in to date so that made it even sweeter. Hope you've been having a great spring yourself!


Trainer Keri
User
ROCKSTAR AS ALWAYS!!
06/07/2014 16:07
Always love reading about Dilly's adventures


FireOnTheMountain
User
thanks!
09/12/2014 19:51
echo canyon, mystery solved.



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