Wilson Peak and Mt Powell

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I'm planning a trip to Red Castle area. My goal is to climb both Wilson Peak and Mt Powell. I would like to make a base camp somewhere near Lower Red Castle Lake. My plan is to summit Wilson, take the ridge over to Mt Powell. Traverse the 3 peaks of Powell and then drop down into Red Castle again. I'm wondering how difficult it is to climb down the west slope of Powell. Is there a safe way down? Is there a good source for detailed beta for this?
 
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Yes. Thank you. I saw the Summit Post source. I've also seen the West slope of Powell and it looks very steep. I was just wondering if anyone has any advice or experience.

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We did it! Here's the track we took. It was an awesome experience. We did the full 15 mile loop in about 12 hours. We did find a way off of Mt Powell on the west side. There's a couloir on the North side the South summit of Powell. It was steep and loose but very doable. I will probably post a full report soon.
 

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