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One of the best sections of climbing at Wild Iris.
From the parking lot, take the first rightward trending trail down the hill (well marked with a sign). Total walk is about a half mile. This trail deposits you at the base of Cowboy Poetry.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Cowboy Poetry:
Buffalo Soldier 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Take Your Hat Off 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 60'
Princess and the Playmate 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 50'
The Devil Wears Latex 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 40'
Testosterone Alfresco 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Cowboy Gibberish 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 60'
Honed on the Range 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Slapping Leather 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 60'
Sleeping Thunder 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Cowboy Poetry 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Sport, 80'
Featured Route For Cowboy Poetry
Buffalo Soldier 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b WY : Wild Iris : ... : Cowboy Poetry
Every bit as good as its more esteemed neighbor to the left, Buffalo Soldier is an excellent moderate pocket-pulling masterpiece. This long & sustained line is the perfect warmup route, and a worthy objective in its own right. Begin up steeper rock just below the thin detatched flake. A few thin moves work up to the flake, where the holds increase in size. The angle kicks back a bit and excellent pockets begin to appear just where you need them as you cruise up the excellent slab. This line...[more] Browse More Classics in WY
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