Isaac Therneau climbing Vivisection on a beautiful...
Hawk's Nest is found on the far west end of the East Rampart area. This formation contains some excellent routes like Charybdis and Happy Hunting Grounds. The formation sees less crowding than others on the East Rampart, but the climbs here are just as good.
To get to the Hawk's Nest hike up the CCC Trail and follow the top of the East Rampart cliff until you reach the Leaning Tower. Descend the Leaning Tower Gully and turn right (west). Walk about 150 feet. When you reach a giant 20-ft high boulder you're there (routes Coronary and Angina ascend the rock above this boulder.
Weather station 3.7 miles from here
21 Total Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hawk's Nest:
Coronary 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'
Charybdis 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'
R. Exam 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
R Trad, TR, 85'
Anomie 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Flakes Away 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a TR, 1 pitch, 70'
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