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Home Alone is a complex of south, east, and north-facing walls and alcoves low in Ten Sleep Canyon. On 90 degree days when other formations are baking in the sun, the north and east-facing climbs (a .12+/13 project, two .12s, two .11s, several .10s, a 9, and an 8) offer a welcome respite from the heat.

Getting There 

Park at the first pullout up-canyon from town and cross the highway to the prominent Father Figure pillar (route 18 in Huey's guidebook). Walk east up the shoulder for 100', then follow a trail to a narrow cave (routes 20-22). Continue past the cave to a large, right-facing corner (routes 23-26), then scramble over two boulders to a U-shaped amphitheater (routes 27-32). Three more south-facing routes (33-35) are located on a wall uphill fom the amphitheater. Routes 18-32 are within 10'-150' of the highway.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.4 miles from here

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Home Alone:
Home Alone   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Plea Bargain   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Limestoned   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Character Witness   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Always Keep it Loaded   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
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Featured Route For Home Alone

Limestoned 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  WY : Ten Sleep Canyon : Home Alone
Climb past two bolts to the right of the big crack at the back of the right-facing corner. Step left across the crack to a ledge, clip the third bolt, and climb a flake on an unrelentingly vertical wall. Diagonal left to a good pocket, traverse back right, and do a burly pull-up from a sloping 1" wide edge to a good hold (crux). Continue up the face to a two shut, two bolt anchor. A "Wyoming .10d."...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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