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East Fork Valley

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Midsummer Dome, South Face Center T 
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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


Climbing Season


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
A not too exact topo photo of the route I took up Midsummer's Dome's SW Face.

Southwest Face Midsummer's Dome 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  WY : Wind River Range : East Fork Valley
A moderately sandbagged route on the southwest face of this classic rouche moutonee situated in the middle of the East Fork Valley. Lots of good belay ledges, a bit wandering at first, not much loose rock, and a bit (200+') of fourth class at the top all combine to make this a good route. I did the route in 6 pitches, with the first two being about 57 meters long. Many options exist for weaving your way up the SW face. (Following Kelsey's description, I found a move of 5.8 and 5.9, but have st...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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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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