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The Godfather Boulder

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As Wicked As It Seems 
Godfather 1 
Godfather 2 
O'l Roer 714, The 
Umpalumpa Humpachu 

The Godfather Boulder 

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Elevation: 5,000'
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Submitted By: David Hodges on Jul 26, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: The boulder seen from the trail.


An absolute stellar chunk of limestone sitting in the forest. This is a great area in the summer since the sun really doesn't come around until late afternoon. Routes are all very good, climbing is juggy and overhanging, makes you ride the pump to the chains. Route from left to right are

Umpalumpa Humpachu 10a
Godfather 1 10c
Godfather 2 11a
As Wicked As It Seems 12a

Getting There 

These directions are assuming you are heading out of Ten Sleep on Rt. 16 towards Buffalo,WY. Make a right on old road 435. You will pass a campground on your right, then the fish hatchery and another forest service campground on your left. Just past the 2nd camp ground the road turns a hard right. Follow after the hard right maybe 200' and you are making a hard left up a switchback, park in the pullout on the left side of this switchback,(see photo). Walk down 20' or so and you will see a trail on the opposite side of the road from where you parked. The trail splits about 20' into it and you take the right path. Go down 500'
or so and you will come to the river, cross it and follow a good trail up for about 10-15 minutes. You will walk right into this boulder it's hard to miss.

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Godfather Boulder:
Godfather 1   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
As Wicked As It Seems   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 25'   
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Godfather 1 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b  WY : Ten Sleep Canyon : The Godfather Boulder
This route is sweetness! We thought this route was in the 15-20 degree overhanging range. All on jugs with a final crux right at the last bolt where you slap around the corner until you find yet another jug. Good thing the fall is super safe from here. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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The parking area, if you look close enough off the road you can see the trail.
BETA PHOTO: The parking area, if you look close enough off the...
You will have to cross the river plan accordingly.
BETA PHOTO: You will have to cross the river plan accordingly....
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Aug 7, 2009

this area has already been posted. check the new leigh creek.

By David Hodges
From: Parker, Colorado
Aug 7, 2009

Thanks Jason, my mistake I didn't check the new leigh creek area. Admins, I'm don't know what protocal is here either delete or move info.