Isosceles Peak
Columbine Peak P500

Wed, Aug 10, 2005

With: Michael Graupe
Rick Graham
Matthew Holliman
Mark Thomas
Evan Rasmussen
Ron Hudson
Mike Larkin
Mike Ybarra
Eric Gafner
Tony Stegman

Etymology
Isosceles Peak
Columbine Peak
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Columbine Peak (12,662 ft.)

Named by Sierra Club in 1939

"A descriptive name, proposed by the Sierra Club sometime before 1939. Columbines grow almost to the summit. (Letter, David Brower, to C. A. Ecklund, USGS, Mar. 7, 1951.)"
- Peter Browning, Place Names of the Sierra Nevada
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For more information see these SummitPost pages: Isosceles Peak - Columbine Peak

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