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East Fork Valley

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Ambush Plaisir 
Arsenault-Bouchard 
East Chimney/South Face 
Gash Peak - Golden Dihedral 
Great Grey Book 
I Think Therefore I Ambush 
M Buttress 
Midsummer Dome, South Face Center 
Midsummer's Dome SSW 
No Picnic for Old Men 
Raid Peak-South Buttress,East Face 
Runnel Out 
Son Of Raid 
Southwest Face Midsummer's Dome 

East Fork Valley 


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Elevation: 12,200'
Lat, Long: 42.84729, -109.33102 Map Incorrect?
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Administrators: Mike Snyder, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: James Garrett on Jul 29, 2006
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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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Featured Route For East Fork Valley
This photo shows ITTIA in relation to Ambush Plaisir, including the 4th class approach. From where ITTIA diverges from Ambush Plaisir, each arrow is approximately one pitch, although several of the pitches detour significantly from the straight line. Photo adapted from James Garrett.

I Think Therefore I Ambush 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a PG13  WY : Wind River Range : East Fork Valley
Ambush Peak's eastern aspects have long been shrouded in obscurity with numerous parties quietly climbing bold lines up the steep East and Northeast faces and rarely reporting their climbs with much detail. The East Face proper is particularly challenging as an alpine objective due to a series of large roofs and discontinuous crack systems on the upper portion of the wall. Most of the lines of the wall are barely there: inobvious, indirect, and often dangerous. I Think There I Ambush will hopefu...[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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