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Routes in 17: Hawk's Nest

27 Hours of Labor TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Alpha Centauri T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
Angina T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Angina II T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Anomie T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Bucket Brigade T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Charybdis T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Coronary T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Double Hernia TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Flakes Away TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Hallucination T,TR 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Happy Hunting Grounds T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
Land's End T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Mother Fletcher's T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Nice Corner T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
No Fruit Please TR 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pie Plate TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
R. Exam T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Ramp (a.k.a. "The Slab"), The T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Scylla T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Vivesection T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
Walpurgisnacht T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Walpurgisnacht Direct T,TR 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
Yellow Pages T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Elevation: 1,382 ft
GPS: 43.414, -89.716 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Doug Hemken on Apr 25, 2002
Admins: Burton Lindquist, Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, Chris treggE
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Description

Hawk's Nest is a secluded area found on the far west end of the East Rampart area. It also has some of the tallest routes on the East Rampart.

Getting There

Hike up the CCC Trail and follow the East Bluff Trail west along the top of the East Rampart cliff.

To get to the top of Hawk's Nest, go past the Leaning Tower to the second non-descript overlook. Just past the overlook is a rocky gully that comes right up to the trail.  You can descend this 40-50 feet and cut left onto the broad ledges at the top of Hawk's Nest.  Easier to descent but harder to find, you can go down from the overlook in an east-trending gully to reach the same broad ledges.

To get to the bottom, go back and descend the Leaning Tower Gully.  Turn right (west), and walk past the Pseudo-Hawk's Nest amphitheater, past the Balshazaar's Feast buttress, and on into the Hawk's Nest.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Hawk's Nest

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 37
Bucket Brigade
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 11
Coronary
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 77
Charybdis
Trad, TR
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 26
Anomie
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 7
R. Exam
Trad, TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
 45
Alpha Centauri
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
 27
Happy Hunting Grounds
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
 37
Vivesection
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 12
Pie Plate
TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bucket Brigade
 37
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Coronary
 11
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Charybdis
 77
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Anomie
 26
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad
R. Exam
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad, TR
Alpha Centauri
 45
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R Trad
Happy Hunting Grounds
 27
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R Trad
Vivesection
 37
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R Trad
Pie Plate
 12
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c TR
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