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
203 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',46],['3 Stars',107],['2 Stars',42],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Cody
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cody:
Featured Route For Cody
: South Fork Shoshone (Ice)
As you're driving in, this is one of two obviously great lines across the Shoshone River. Mean Green's first pitch is the long, thin line 1/2 mile left of the wider High on Boulder/Moonrise flow. Up high on the right side of the drainage above pitch one and all the rock bands, you will see an incredibly wide flow of leprechaun-green WI 3. Park at the end of the road, take the trail around the fenced in ranch, cross the river and hit the riverbank trail. Take the trail down to the Mean Green d...[more] Browse More Classics in WY
BETA PHOTO: Cedar Mtn. casting it's shadow over Cody, WY
The water streaked stone of Cedar Mtn.
By Jason Todd
From: Cody, WY
Feb 11, 2016
There is a whole lotta climbing to be had in Cody.
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