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Laramie Range Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 42.32795, -105.3585 View Map  Incorrect?
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There's lots to explore, this may be private thoug...

There is a lot of private land around. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Endless ridges and peaks of granite, similar to Vedauwoo but smoother and more hand sized cracks. Driving anywhere in the range will leave your jaw on the floor while looking at the possibilities. The only problem is that most of the land is private, seek out the little public land.
Most Climbing is between 6,000 and 7,000 feet and is climble in all seasons depending on the weather. There are good weather windows in the winter and days far to hot for climbing in the summer. Main issue in winter is access, roads can have feet of snow for months.
Laramie Peak at around 10,000 ft. is a landmark seen from many places in the range.

Getting There 

This is a huge area, you can get here from many places in South East Wyoming. You can easily get lost in the backroads, so bring a map and maybe extra gas. This driving is as remote as you can get in the lower 48. All access is Seasonal/Conditional depending on snow.

From Rock River take Fetterman Road 40-100 miles, all dirt.
From I-25 there are many access points, go West: E. Johnson Road, Fish Creek Road (El Rancho Road exit), and S. from Douglas.

There are little (towns?) crossroads throughout the range with NO SERVICES. Esterbrook, Binford, Hubbard's Cupboard*

  • Hubbard's (Mountain) Cupboard is a saloon/ Dance Hall. Very Fun (very Wyoming) open thurs., fri., sat. nights when toad conditions are good. It is located on Cottonwood Park Road. LONG/LAT: 42"17'40.84` N 105"21'06.55` W

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

279 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',37],['3 Stars',75],['2 Stars',98],['1 Star',35],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',9],['5.7',4],['5.8',22],['5.9',30],['5.10',101],['5.11',85],['5.12',19],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Laramie Range

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Laramie Range:
Red Mite   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   The Book Pages Mound : The Curl
Nazi Regalia   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 155'   HightowerSW : Hightower
Hanging of Yellowstone Kelley   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   The Book Pages Mound : Douglas Park
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Featured Route For Laramie Range
Rock Climbing Photo:  Zach leading through the first roof.

Direct Northeast 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  WY : Laramie Range : ... : Northeast Shoulder
The beautiful remote setting, mind blowing exposure, and fantastic climbing will make this a memorable adventure. The climbing consists of mostly hand and finger crack through several roofs with many edges for face/foot holds. The Laramie Range guidebook mentions the route can be done in 2 pitches, however we did in 3 to avoid rope drag.Pitch 1 (5.6)Probably a couple of ways to start this, all of which are no harder than 5.6 and will lead to a low angle right facing corner that gradually become...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

Photos of Laramie Range Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Potential crags in the Laramie Range
Potential crags in the Laramie Range
Rock Climbing Photo: excellent Sugarloaf route
excellent Sugarloaf route
Rock Climbing Photo: Crags in the Laramie Range
Crags in the Laramie Range
Rock Climbing Photo: Laramie Peak from the South
Laramie Peak from the South
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking East, out toward I-25
Looking East, out toward I-25
Rock Climbing Photo: Laramie Peak
Laramie Peak
Rock Climbing Photo: Laramie Peak from near Hubbard's Mountain Cupboard...
Laramie Peak from near Hubbard's Mountain Cupboard...
Rock Climbing Photo: Me in front of Laramie Peak
Me in front of Laramie Peak
Rock Climbing Photo: Crags in the Laramie Range
Crags in the Laramie Range
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up from Friend Park
Looking up from Friend Park
Rock Climbing Photo: Hidden granite domes
Hidden granite domes
Rock Climbing Photo: Sugarloaf
Sugarloaf

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By Rick Casey
From: Lafayette, Colorado
Jul 7, 2015
Laramie Peak is the USFS district in this area, and they are headquartered in Douglas. They are very helpful with providing current conditions and any road or campground closures. I called them today (7/7/15), and they will mail you a USFS map that costs $10 (w/ free shipping!) Their direct phone number is 307-358-4690.

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