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The most sought-after summit in the Cirque of the Towers, along with Wolf's Head. This is probably due to its listing in 50 Classic Climbs. Home of the classic Northeast Face route and several other fun moderates.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Pingora:
East Face, Left Side Cracks 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 800'
South Buttress 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 500'
Northeast Face 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, Alpine, 12 pitches, 1200'
Southwest Face Right 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 450'
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South Buttress 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c WY : Wind River Range : ... : Pingora
A nice little route with two really nice pitches. This description is for the 5.8 variation, but the route goes at 5.6 also.P1: After the 4th class scramble to the start, climb a nice r-facing corner system for a long pitch (maybe some simul climbing is necessary) to a little perch at the foot of a clean wall with a crack that splits. (5.7, 200ft)P2: For the 5.6 variation head left to a dihedral. For the 5.8 variation, head straight up the fine crack (wide to start, then hand/finger) and at t...[more] Browse More Classics in WY
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