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Cloud Peak Wilderness Area

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Cloud Peak Wilderness Area 


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Location: 44.2646, -107.2125 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Mike Snyder, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Mike Snyder on Oct 10, 2012
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Description 

This area comprises the mass of Granite that makes up Cloud Peak and surrounding areas.


Getting There 

There are many ways to reach the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area. This method approaches from HWY 16. From Ten Sleep, WY. travel 25 miles North East on HWY 16 to Deer Haven Lodge. Turn left or West on West Tensleep Lake Rd a wide well mantained dirt road. This road immediately adjusts course to head North. A 7 mile drive veering right at the only fork will put you at West Ten Sleep Lake where you may begin your hike. Alternatively, if you go left at the fork, you will travel 8 to 9 miles to a more arbitrary parking and thus shortening the overall hike.


6 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Cloud Peak Wilderness Area:
Super Fortress   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, Alpine, 11 pitches, 1300'   The Merlon
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Featured Route For Cloud Peak Wilderness Area
Created by Mike Snyder and Dan Miller a day after doing the second ascent of this amazing route.

Super Fortress 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  WY : Cloud Peak Wilderness Area : The Merlon
Two 3rd/4th class pitches are followed by a 5.4, a 5.7 and a 5.10 corner/face pitch. The upper 7 pitches are all 5.11, with bolts protecting many of the cruxes. The first and last 5.11 pitches are the hardest at 5.11+. Double bolt anchors are available at every belay ledge. Refer to the attached photo for route topo, picture and description....[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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