Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Mount Hooker

Select Route:
Hook, Line, and Sinker, aka the Free Boissonneault-Larson T 
Jaded Lady T 
Sendero Luminoso Free T 
Shady Lady T 

Mount Hooker Rock Climbing 


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 42.85573, -109.30769 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 6,569
Administrators: Mike Snyder, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: j wharton on Aug 17, 2014
Forecast:
This Afternoon

54° | 36°
Sunday

59° | 38°
Monday

61° | 38°
Tuesday

62° | 39°
Wednesday

60° | 39°
Thursday

57° | 37°
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]

Description 

The premier backcountry big wall in the Wind Rivers, if not the lower 48. The rock is highly featured, hard, and generally clean. Currently home to mostly aid routes, but free routes are starting to be established on the larger section of the wall. I think it's fair to say that there is more potential for high quality difficult free routes on Hooker than any other wall I've seen in the States.

Kelsey's guide gives a good general layout of existing climbs, approach, etc. Although be aware that many of the route lines in Kelsey's guide are not entirely correct.

Getting There 

Approach via Dickinson Park, or Big Sandy via Hailey Pass.

Climbing Season

For the Wind River Range area.

Weather station 35.4 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',3],['5.13',1],['>=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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Mount Hooker

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mount Hooker:
Jaded Lady   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, Alpine, 15 pitches, 1800'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Mount Hooker

Featured Route For Mount Hooker
Rock Climbing Photo: Hls

Hook, Line, and Sinker, aka the Free Boissonneault-Larson 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13  WY : Wind River Range : ... : Mount Hooker
This is the free version of the "B and L". A good portion of the terrain differs from the original aid line, and it shares some pitches with the Free Eye. The climbing is sustained, steep, and incredibly good. Many sections that appeared difficult proved to be 11 minus due to a veritable potpourri of incut edges! The first six pitches were cleaned and established ground up over three days. The first free ascent was done in 11-ish hours with leader and second taking no falls. From pitch six up ev...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

Comments on Mount Hooker Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!