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Location: Wyoming, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 42.84050°N / 109.1587°W

Object Title: Bears Ears

Route Type: Hike/Scramble

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: Grade I Class 2

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Page By: jimmyjay

Created/Edited: Feb 1, 2005 / Feb 1, 2005

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Approach


Via Dickinson Park as per Main Page.

Route Description


From the 9300' trailhead one mile north of Dickinson Park, follow the Bears Ears Trail for 6 switchbacking miles over Adams Pass and past the Bears Ears until at the 11,600' level. Climb S across boulders for half a mile to the obvious summit. The summit plateau can also be reached from the west via the Lizard Head Trail from the Cirque of Towers or the Bears Ears Trail from Valentine Lake.
Bonus. The 200' high Bears Ears can be climbed at Class 4+.

Essential Gear


Hiking, daypack.

Miscellaneous Info


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