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East Fork Valley

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No Picnic for Old Men 
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Runnel Out 
Son Of Raid 
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East Fork Valley 


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Elevation: 12,200'
Location: 42.84729, -109.33102 View Map  Incorrect?
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Midsummer dome

Description 

The Valley with Raid, Ambush, and MidSummer Dome. Never saw any other people when we were in there. Wind River Granite never ceases to amaze. Most of the good possibilities are North or East facing


Getting There 

Start at Big Sandy Opening and hike 14 miles. Consult map


14 Total Routes


['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',3],['5.8',1],['5.9',4],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Fork Valley:
Southwest Face Midsummer's Dome   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 1000'   
Midsummer's Dome SSW   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 800'   
Ambush Plaisir   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1300'   
Son Of Raid   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 1150'   
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Arsenault-Bouchard 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b  WY : Wind River Range : East Fork Valley
Originally, we were intending to free the earlier route,(Arsenault-Young)done in the early 70's. We thought this line looked better, which paralled the older line, going all free. The route followed up and right, below an arching flake system for two pitches to a large ledge. Continue up and right,(5.9 face), to ledges. Up for 3-4 pitches to huge, protected ledge, behind flakes, (cairn). Up face,(5.9or10), heading for a 200 foot long dihedral which can be seen from ground. At top, trend right on...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

Photos of East Fork Valley Slideshow Add Photo
10 year old Todd Wolfe bouldering in paradise (East Fork Valley, Wind River Range)
10 year old Todd Wolfe bouldering in paradise (Eas...
Jeff leading up the SW side of Midsummer's dome in August of 2009.
Jeff leading up the SW side of Midsummer's dome in...
East Fork Valley view from the South
East Fork Valley view from the South
No motorized devices allowed - drill  by hand please.
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