Thatchtop, Powell, and Taylor Peaks -12,688 ft, 13,208 ft, and 13,153 ft
NE Slopes to NE Ridge with descent of Andrew Glacier, Class 4-5.4, ~ 11 miles, ~ 5000 ft
A fun solo, I don't remember what day I did it but it was a nice, sunny day in the high country towards the end of the summer of 2007. The Thatchtop-Powell ridge was more exposed and difficult than I expected but still passed easily enough. I found a bunch of gear along the traverse that had been used to either rappell or pitch out a section. I spent the day listening to Pink Floyd and romping along the divide between Taylor and Powell. On my way back to the car I came across a big old bull moose. Car to car in 8 hours.
Powell's North East Ridge
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