Eagle's Nest Powell Traverse
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BETA PHOTO: Crux corner/crack right.
This is typical Gore. Scramble along top at 3rd to 5.easy, depending on route-choice, over and around fun gendarmes, slabs, and blocky ridge. As is usual in the Gore, there are bypasses available on the West side.
The crux is near the saddle - a slabby start to right facing dihedral just off the West side of the ridge. It is airy 5.3/5.4 or so for 40 feet. Go EN->Powell to upclimb.
The traverse can be completed via lower West side ledges at Class 3/4.
Descend Powell via the South slopes (class 2) to Kneeknocker Pass (regain required), the South ridge (scramble), or via the South slopes and then cutting over the South Ridge (Class 3 briefly).
I recommend daytripping from Piney and going over the pass between the Corners and Powell to gain the West Ridge up Eagle's Nest. This saves time setting up a shuttle involving the Cataract TH.
Small alpine rack. Perhaps a rope to belay a second. Terrain belays and pro options abound.
BETA PHOTO: Powell from EN.