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Fremont Peak Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 13,745'
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BETA PHOTO: Fremont Peak. Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

Named for the explorer, John C. Fremont. He climbed it in 1842, believing it to be the highest peak in the Rockies.
Fremont is a beautiful peak offering routes up to grade IV.
It is the second highest in the Wind River Range.

Getting There 

Follow the Titcomb Basin approach to Titcomb Lakes.
Easily approached by heading east from Titcomb Lakes, passing Mistake Lake, which is full of Golden Trout, or was last time that I was there.

Climbing Season

For the Wind River Range area.

Weather station 20.3 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Fremont Peak

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Fremont Peak:
Southwest Slope   3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a     Trad, Alpine   
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Featured Route For Fremont Peak
Rock Climbing Photo: Route Topo

West Face Dihedral 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  WY : Wind River Range : ... : Fremont Peak
Pitch 1: Begin up an obvious crack that splits the slab (5.5) and gain the ledge. Follow this right and up toward the huge talus slope above. Over 70m, but simul-climbed. Be careful to not dislodge any blocks from the talus ledge onto your follower. Good gear the whole way.---Move belay up and right to the base of Triangle Tower (go around the snow patch).Pitch 2: 5.7, Follow a left leaning crack system to a ledge and then head toward an obvious Boulder for the belay. 70m.Pitch 3: 5.8, Move ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

Photos of Fremont Peak Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The classic view from Island Lake.
The classic view from Island Lake.
Rock Climbing Photo: John C. Fremont making the first ascent of Fremont...
John C. Fremont making the first ascent of Fremont...
Rock Climbing Photo: Just before Island Lake
Just before Island Lake
Rock Climbing Photo: Fremont Peak at dawn (from lowest Indian Lake)
Fremont Peak at dawn (from lowest Indian Lake)
Rock Climbing Photo: John C. Fremont. One of America's greatest explore...
John C. Fremont. One of America's greatest explore...
Rock Climbing Photo: Summit
Summit
Rock Climbing Photo: The steep west face of Fremont Peak.  A few routes...
BETA PHOTO: The steep west face of Fremont Peak. A few routes...
Rock Climbing Photo: View north from summit
View north from summit
Rock Climbing Photo: A view of Fremont Peak from the saddle (in the sun...
BETA PHOTO: A view of Fremont Peak from the saddle (in the sun...
Rock Climbing Photo: Fremont Peak from above Island Lake.
Fremont Peak from above Island Lake.

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By Conor Raney
From: Pinedale, WY
Jul 21, 2010
Easier approach is through Indian Basin. Less vertical and most popular route.

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