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Buck Mt. is the southernmost crystalline peak of the Tetons and, as the highest peak south of the Garnet Canyon group, offers stellar views of the southern Tetons as well as the main summits. It is easily climbed from the east but also offers more difficult routes on it's steeper northern or southern faces. Buck is also a favorite ski summit.
Buck Mt. can be approached several ways; the north face is approached by way of the rugged south fork of Avalanche Cyn, the southern and western routes by the Skyline Trail over Static Pk and the "No-Wood" basin. The popular eastern routes are accessed via Stewart Draw as follows:
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Buck Mt.:
East Face 3rd 1- 1 I M 1a Trad, Alpine, Grade II
East Ridge 4th 1 2 I M 1b Trad, Alpine, Grade II
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East Face 3rd 1- 1 I M 1a WY : Grand Teton National Park : Buck Mt.
From Timberline Lk, ascend talus towards the nasty gully that drops south from the east toe of the east ridge. Avoid the gully and move left on ledges and scree as soon as you can. Then follow the natural leftward ascending traverse to the center of the face. After passing through a narrow constriction, ascend slabs and grassy ledges (or snow) to the summit. In early season, exercise caution as steep cliffs lurk below - a slip on snow could be catastrophic. ...[more] Browse More Classics in WY
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