The Gore Range is one of the most untouched and unused areas in Colorado. The mountains often have long approaches, unpredictable weather, and require a full alpine skill set to safely access.
The range can be accessed from Silverthorne, Vail, and up CO Hwy 9 to Heeney. There are many trails that access this area and are well maintained. However, once you leave the trail, all bets are off as to what you will find.
Weather station 6.5 miles from here
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Eagle's Nest Powell Traverse 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a CO
: Alpine Rock
: ... : Eagle's Nest
This is typical Gore. Scramble along top at 3rd to 5.easy, depending on route-choice, over and around fun gendarmes, slabs, and blocky ridge. As is usual in the Gore, there are bypasses available on the West side. The crux is near the saddle - a slabby start to right facing dihedral just off the West side of the ridge. It is airy 5.3/5.4 or so for 40 feet. Go EN->Powell to upclimb. The traverse can be completed via lower West side ledges at Class 3/4.Descend Powell via the South slo...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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