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East Fork Valley

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Great Grey Book T 
I Think Therefore I Ambush T 
M Buttress T 
Midsummer Dome, South Face Center T 
Midsummer's Dome SSW T 
No Picnic for Old Men T 
Raid Peak-South Buttress,East Face T 
Runnel Out T 
Son Of Raid T 
Southwest Face Midsummer's Dome T 

East Fork Valley  


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

Climbing Season



Weather station 25.2 miles from here

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:
Midsummer's Dome SSW   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 800'   
Southwest Face Midsummer's Dome   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 1000'   
Ambush Plaisir   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1300'   
Son Of Raid   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 1150'   
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Featured Route For East Fork Valley
Diagram of the South Face Center route on Midsummer dome.

Midsummer Dome, South Face Center 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  WY : Wind River Range : East Fork Valley
This route is so good it needs to be on this web site. It was put up in the 1970's and graded 5.9 - this will give you an idea of what has occurred in terms of grade creep over the years- it is truly stout for the grade.Approach - in the center of the South Face of Midsummer dome is a left facing dihedral system to the right of large black water streaks. A diagonal ramp leads up towards the first pitch which is at the top of this ramp.Approach Pitch - 4th class - I suggest you belay the upper po...[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.
BETA PHOTO: No motorized devices allowed - drill by hand plea...

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