Login with Facebook
Green River Area

Select Area...
Squaretop Mountain 

Green River Area  

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 5,708
Administrators: Mike Snyder, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jason Funk on Aug 18, 2009
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu
Partly Cloudy
47° | 19°
41° | 21°
Partly Cloudy
44° | 13°
Partly Cloudy
25° |
Snow Showers
21° |
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!
Lower Green River Lake with Squaretop in backgroun...


The Green River area is a long and winding river valley that drains several major glaciers (including Mammoth, Minor, & Stroud) located on the northwestern slopes of the Wind River range. Melt water from the Green makes its long journey past the Upper and Lower Green River Lakes and eventually, hundreds of miles south mixes with the waters of the Colorado River.

The Green River area is a lesser Wind River climbing destination, primarily because of the longer approach it takes to reach more sought after climbing areas such as Dinwoody Glacier and Titcomb Basin. Despite its out of the way location the Green River hosts a few formations worthy of climbers efforts, and one mountain in particular that symbolizes the Wind River Range- Squaretop.

Note: Please feel free to add any information, photos, trip reports, new routes for this area.

Getting There 

Take 191 west 6 miles from Pinedale, turn right at sign for Cora and Green River Lakes (WY-352), follow this paved road approximately 20 miles until pavement runs out, than keep following dirt road for 19 miles until you reach the Green River campground and trailhead. The Highline trail (also the CDT) begins at the Lower Green River Lake and takes you up the Green River valley past the Upper Green Lake, Squaretop and on to the high peaks.

Climbing Season

Weather station 21.4 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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

Featured Route For Green River Area
Mike Weis surveys Squaretower before the first att...

AC/DC 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  WY : Wind River Range : ... : Squaretop Mountain
From Granite Lake, scramble and climb to the large grassy ledge at the base of the upper wall. Getting to this ledge is harder than it looks. The first ascent party roped up for some of this approach. The route climbs cracks and chimneys on the east side of the wall for several pitches, then crosses left across the middle of the wall to attain the base of the big corner on the left side of the face. Follow this corner to the top in a long pitch and traverse more or less horizontally right...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

Local Information for Green River Area
Photos of Green River Area Slideshow Add Photo
Square Top as seen from the NW
BETA PHOTO: Square Top as seen from the NW

Comments on Green River Area Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -
Beyond the Guidebook:
The Definitive Climbing Resource
Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run
Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps
Backcountry, Sidecountry
and Secret Stashes
Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!