This attractive peak is seldom visited, located as it is west of Mt. Moran in a remote corner of the Park. The summit structure is excellent rock that would provide good technical routes beyond what has already been done, more mountaineering in character.
Put on your walking shoes. Either approach up Moran Canyon or from the west, from the trailhead for N. Leigh Creek and Green Lake.
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North Summit, West Face 5.6 Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 350 feet
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North Summit, West Face 5.6 WY : Grand Teton National Park : Cleaver Peak
Of the two summits, the north is slightly higher. Viewed from the west one can see a conspicuous pinnacle north of this summit. The route ascends the gully/chimney leading to the platform separating this tower from the main peak. From the top of the chimney scramble right (south) to the blocky summit rocks and climb steep cracks on the east side of the formation. The actual top is a few steps further south. Descend via downclimbing the route, or a set up a couple of short rappels. The ...[more] Browse More Classics in WY