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.
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.
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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
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