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A smaller summit to the West of the Grand Teton, The Enclosure is the home of the notorious Valhalla Traverse and the Black Ice Couloir. Rock tends to be fairly broken on the north aspects and is of variable quality.

Getting There 

3-6 hour approach from Lupine Meadows.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.9 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Northwest Ridge 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  WY : Grand Teton National Park : Enclosure
This description is for the upper third of the climb from the Valhalla Traverse Ledge, as it is usually climbed.Adapted from Ortenburger's guideOrtenburger, L. N., & Jackson, R. G. (1996). A climber's guide to the Teton Range (p. 214). Seattle, WA: Mountaineers.P1 - 5.7 to the base of a flakeP2 - 5.6 up the right side of the flake into black rockP3 - 5.6 through breakP4 - 5.6 OW flakeP5 - 5.6 OW chimneyscramble along crest 350'P6 - 5.8 OW to Enclosure ColP7 - 5.7 crackP8 - 5.6 right aro...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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Gaggle of climbers on the Enclosure summit.
Gaggle of climbers on the Enclosure summit.
Emotional Rescue, Lowe Route and the High Route.  ...
BETA PHOTO: Emotional Rescue, Lowe Route and the High Route. ...
The Enclosure.
The Enclosure.

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