Grand Teton Rock Climbing
Winter dawn, Grand Teton.
From moderate, sunny cruisers to huge mixed gullies and everything in between, the Grand Teton has it all. This iconic mountain is steeped in history.
Although trade classics like the Owen-Spalding and the Exum Ridge can be a cattle train at times, there are plenty of routes to keep everyone satisfied.
Most approaches will start from the Lupine Meadows trailhead and take the trail into Garnet Canyon, eventually reaching the Lower Saddle. Some routes utilize different approaches and will be noted in the proper route descriptions.
Weather station 6.9 miles from here
23 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',11],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Grand Teton
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Grand Teton:
Owen Spalding 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 1560'
East Ridge 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine, Grade III
North Ridge 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1200'
Gold Face 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 565'
Featured Route For Grand Teton
North Face Highlight Tour 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WY
: Grand Teton National Park
: Grand Teton
The north face of the Grand Teton is one of the most compelling alpine climbing objectives in the US, second in my estimation only to the Diamond of Longs Peak. The view of it from the top of Teewinot elicits an "I must climb that reaction". The historical importance of this face which Ortenburger calls the "most famous" in the US" and surrounding lore only add to the appeal. While the moderate nature of the climbing and generally high quality of the rock belie the Eiger like implications of ...[more] Browse More Classics in WY