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Eagle's Nest Powell Traverse T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Elevation: 13,432 ft
GPS: 39.774, -106.35 Google Map · Climbing Map
Shared By: Ryan Marsters on Aug 20, 2014
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
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Description

Eagle's Nest has classic Gore blockiness with quality scrambling. This gem sits prominently and more aesthetically next to Mt. Powell, the range highpoint.

Routes include:

East Ridge via Dora (3rd).
West Ridge (3rd).
South Ridge (2nd).
Northwest Couloir (1600', 55 deg snow - on summitpost).
Eagle's Nest - Powell Traverse (5.3 high, 3rd dropping low).

Getting There

Via Piney Lake TH - hook a left on a social trail a few miles in towards Kneeknocker Pass. Cut through the pass between the Corners and Powell. This takes 2.5-4 hours.

From the North, approach from Cataract. It is around 3-5 hours.

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