Elevation: 6,940 ft
GPS: 39.966, -105.287 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 7,925 total · 33/month
Shared By: Michael Walker on Oct 13, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Access Issue: Temporary Trail and Raptor Closures Details

Description

The Southern Goose Egg appears above the Fern Canyon Trail like a small, perfect Flatiron; with the higher pyramidal North summit and perfectly matching lower South summit split by a moderate class 4 gully. The strata is, in essence, the lowest of the Nebel Horn ridges, it position guarding the entrance to Fern Canyon.

Getting There

Finding the Southern Goose Egg is easy, and can be accomplished from any number of trailheads that will get you on to the Fern Canyon Trail. From any trailhead the approach is long. Once past the intersection with the North Shanahan trail, the Southern Goose Egg will appear above a clearing. The Southeast ridge rises just right and above the Slab Overlook on the Fern Canyon Trail. Follow a small trail uphill to the base of the crag.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Southern Goose Egg

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5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
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East Face/S Goose Egg
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Power Bacon
Trad, Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
East Face/S Goose Egg
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5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c Trad
Power Bacon
 10
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport
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