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East Ridge

East Ridge

East Ridge

Page Type: Route

Location: Colorado, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 38.64570°N / 106.3116°W

Object Title: East Ridge

Route Type: Scramble

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: class 3

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Page By: Larry V

Created/Edited: Jun 5, 2004 / Jun 5, 2004

Object ID: 161154

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Climb North Carbonate by the north or east side. Follow its southwest ridge down and back up until it converges with Grizzly Mountain's east ridge at 13,450', about a mile from North Carbonate's summit.

Route Description

Follow Grizzly's east ridge toward the summit. Very soon, the ridge narrows and drops steeply to a low point of 13,070'. Stay on or near the ridge crest as you pass several notches and class 3 pitches. The ridge is precarious and exposed at times, including a short knife edge section about half way across. The ridge gradually eases as you near Grizzly Mountain's summit. Savor your accomplishment and return by the same route.

Essential Gear

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Grizzly Mountain in the...