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Lower Granite

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Bowling Ball Wall 
Brown Wall, The 
Cellular Service Wall 
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Gully Wall, AKA Dr. Seuss Wall, The 
NWCC WALL 
Power Station Wall, The 
Riverside Wall 
Single Malt Wall, The 
Turnstile Wall, The 

Lower Granite  


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Submitted By: Mike Snyder on May 9, 2008
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Description 

This granite area is at the bottom of the canyon near the river. It begins near the power plant and continues up river toward the dam. There are dozens bolted, mixed and pure traditional climbs. The Moose Wall, The Power Station, The Cellular Service Wall, The NWCC Wall, The Single Malt Wall and The Dragons Den are some of the areas that have groups of climbs in close proximity. Other climbs are by themselves and not associated with any certain area. There are also climbs on the North side above the road which can get some good sunlight. The climbs on the South wall on the other side of the river can be chilly and are nice in the summer. The seasons for climbing down here are spring and fall on nicer days and comfy most days in the summer. Expect highly featured, fractured granite that climbs well and has good friction but can be condition dependent.

Getting There 

Located in the Shoshone Canyon a few miles West of Codys city limit. The Lower Granite refers to the granite climbs accessed from the Hayden Arch Bridge road, which runs paralell to highway 14/16/20, but below it in the bottom of the canyon. Park at the western most pullout in the canyon on the south side (the one with the historical marker for the power station). Hop the guard rail and skitter down the steep trail to the road or walk under the highway through the drain pipe (scary). Head west into the canyon following the paved road.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.6 miles from here

62 Total Routes

['4 Stars',16],['3 Stars',29],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',3],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',15],['5.11',18],['5.12',18],['5.13',4],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lower Granite:
Single Track   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   The Single Malt Wall
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Featured Route For Lower Granite
Mike Snyder working up into the crux of Oban 5.12c...

Oban 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  WY : Cody : ... : The Single Malt Wall
This route is basically three boulder problems separated by good rests. The last one is the business with a few smaller holds and steep climbing....[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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