Symmetry Spire Rock Climbing
Symmetry Spire, Tetons.
The summit overlooking the north end of Jenny Lake. Named for it's appearance from the north.
Most of the better routes face south and west and are approached by the Symmetry Couloir, a steep gully that can hold snow into July.
The southern routes are accessed from Symmetry Couloir by way of the Cascade Cyn horse trail. The north and east sides of the peak are approached by way of Hanging Canyon.
Climbing Season For the Grand Teton National Park area.
Weather station 7.8 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Symmetry Spire
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Symmetry Spire:
East Ridge 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Trad, Alpine, Grade III
Cube Point 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
PG13 Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 350'
Featured Route For Symmetry Spire
Southwest Couloir 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b WY
: Grand Teton National Park
: Symmetry Spire
Near the top of the horse trail leading into Cascade Cyn, just east of the stream that descends the couloir, turn north on a faint climbers trail that heads into the sumac. The trail ascends through the bushes and stays east of the stream to climb a cliff band at a dry waterfall. Follow the trail as it ascends ledges leftwards, eventually dropping to the stream and crossing it. Ascend beyond a fork in the couloir, using the ridgelet between the forks until near the Ice Point-Symmetry saddle. ...[more] Browse More Classics in WY
Symmetry Spire from String Lake
Jul 26, 2010
Don't underestimate the approach on this one, there's about 3000' of vertical gain before you even start climbing. Avoid the main gully where the waterfall is coming down. Instead, aim for the smaller waterfall over smooth rock on the right; tucked away to the right of that is the correct gully. The trail is pretty well defined all the way up.
By Erin Grace
Aug 17, 2015
I dropped my phone somewhere in the descent gully, I'd be happy to reward anyone who finds it, it's an iPhone in a black case. Also this was an outstanding climb! I'd recommend to anyone looking to break into alpine climbing
By Jesse Bryant
From: Jackson, Wyoming
Sep 10, 2016
We left a rope fixed to the rappel on 9/8/16. Core shots...anyway, if someone wants it, take it!