Columbine peak is the peak just to the left of Knapsack pass in the Dusy basin. It is first visible over the Bishop pass. The north face of this peak is very prominently visible from the Bishop pass.
From the town of Bishop, take state highway 168 west to the junction with South Lake road. Take the road to the South Lake where it ends at the trailhead for the Bishop pass trail. Hike up the Bishop pass trail to Bishop pass. Aim towards the peak that is closest to the left of the Knapsack pass. This side in the Dusy basin contains north and west sides of the Columbine peak.
Climbing Season For the 09 - Palisades and Surrounding Peaks area.
Weather station 5.7 miles from here
2 Total Routes
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Featured Route For Columbine Peak
BETA PHOTO: Columbine Peak from lake just off the Bishop Pass ...
Boulder, Isoceles, and Columbine from lake in Dusy...
Chris, Tony, and Scott camped in Dusy Basin, with ...
Agassiz from west of Bishop Pass.