The town of Cody is located in Wyomings NW corner, about 50 miles east of the Yellowstone National Park east entrance. Climbing opportunities abound in the Shoshone Canyon West of town, offering sandstone bouldering, limestone and granite sport cragging, and a variety of traditional routes primarily on the granite. In addition, world class ice climbing with an air of adventure can be found 40 miles south of town along the South Fork of the Shoshone River.
The Shoshone canyon is located on Hwy 14/16/20 a few miles west of the city limits. The turn off for cedar mountain bouldering is the first left after entering the canyon. It is the obvious switchback dirt road leading up the mountain. The limestone crags are on the north side of the road on Rattlesnake Mountain accessed by the only two right turn options in the canyon. The granite areas are at the west end of the canyon near the tunnels and deep in the canyon near the river.
Weather station 0.6 miles from here
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The Otters Tooth 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b WY
: ... : The Power Station Wall
Climb up into the crack system past a bolt to get a #1 cam. Crank a tough move back to the right past another bolt and place another cam then the #11 stopper at the base of a good constriction. Leave the comfort of the big fang-like feature and solve the crux. Several more #1 sized pieces take you to the top. Mantel a shelf to clip chains. Great movement and quite a fight to boot....[more] Browse More Classics in WY
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BETA PHOTO: Cedar Mtn. casting it's shadow over Cody, WY
The water streaked stone of Cedar Mtn.