Mt. Moran is the broad peak in the northern Teton range. It stands somewhat apart from the other Teton peaks. Moran has many beautiful rock/ice routes while being much less visited than the other Teton peaks.
The approach to the most popular routes on Mt. Moran involves canoeing across String and Leigh Lakes. From inside Grand Teton National Park, go to South Jenny Lake Junction and follow signs to the String Lake Parking Area. Canoe across String Lake, portage to Leigh Lake, and canoe across Leigh Lake.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mount Moran:
CMC Route 5.5 Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 1000 feet, Grade II
Direct South Buttress 5.9 C1 Aid, Alpine, 11 pitches, 1500 feet, Grade IV
South Buttress Right, Mt. Moran 5.11 Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 750 feet, Grade IV
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Direct South Buttress 5.9 C1 WY : Grand Teton National Park : Mount Moran
An historic 11p route up a sea of granite on the South buttress of Mt. Moran. When combined with the upper ridge to the summit, this is the longest route in the lower 48. I would be surprised if there is a longer rock route in N. America. The first ascent (1953), the exposure, the paddle in, and the setting, make this a classic. Climb (5.3) for about 400-500' up a gulley to the second ledge. This gulley is located about 100yds past some trees and the prow (though it is probably possible to ...[more] Browse More Classics in WY