Hawk's Nest Rock Climbing
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
23 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Hawk's Nest
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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
Featured Route For Hawk's Nest
Vivesection 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c WI
: Devil's Lake
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A thin bouldery start leads one into an alcove which yields scant protection opportunities. The mental crux is committing to hard moves to leave the safety of a good stance in a trough onto the thin vertical face above. This route protects reasonably well and is quite sustained until high up where it slabs out. A bold onsight lead....[more] Browse More Classics in WI
The view from "Land's End", November 201...