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Ascent of Eagles Rest Peak on 2014-09-06

Climber: Curtis Bowden

Others in Party:Katie
Joel
Maddie
Date:Saturday, September 6, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Eagles Rest Peak
    Location:USA-Wyoming
    Elevation:11258 ft / 3431 m

Ascent Trip Report

Descended west ridge of Peak 10880 to gain saddle, then ascended the unlikely looking east ridge. Looks steep, but Ortenburger is dead on: VERY enjoyable class III scrambling. Not so much a ridge as a long dihedral. The closer you get the more manageable it seems. Very fun movement and one of the finer ascents I've done this summer. The ridge leads you right to the top of the double-summit mountain. Astonishing views of the whole canyon, and especially of the train of mountains west of Moran.

This was on my top 3 Teton peaks to do this summer (with Table and Buck). For good reason was it on there, and I'm glad it was. Highly recommended.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:III
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Scramble, Exposed Scramble
Ascent Part of Trip: Waterfalls Canyon Cruise

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Peak 10880+2014-09-06 
2Eagles Rest Peak2014-09-06 
3Peak 112532014-09-06 
4Doane Peak2014-09-06 
5Ranger Peak2014-09-06 
6Peak 107162014-09-06 
7Peak 106862014-09-06 



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