Hypertension Rock Climbing
This is a prominence of immaculate granite dominated by its namesake climb, Hypertension
. It is nice and shady on hot summer afternoons. This gets more wind due to its exposure.
This cirque is located on the northeast side of the top of Turtle Rock. To get there, head toward Land of the Rising Moon, as per the description for LOTRM, but instead of heading up to the saddle between Turtle Rock and Glenn Dome, cut right and up slabs to the top of Turtle Rock. Staying right, walk across the top of Turtle Rock, and head left. The strikingly beautiful Hypertension
will soon come into view. You'll know it when you get there.
Climbing Season For the Vedauwoo area.
Weather station 2.5 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Hypertension
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hypertension:
Featured Route For Hypertension
Sweet Unnamed Crack aka Box Canyon Splitter V1 5 WY
This is a splitter boulder problem. It starts out as thin fingers and slowly widens to tight hands. Suprisingly, this crack is unpublished, though it is one of Vedauwoos oldest boulder problems. This is a great crack in its own right, and it serves as an excellent warm up if your headed up to Hypertension. Running laps on this thing is a favorite pastime by many people who know about it. Respect the vegetation about the base. You are right in the middle of the Central Area, so there...[more] Browse More Classics in WY