The Orange Wall Rock Climbing
Rudy climbing a route at the base of the Orange Wa...
On the north side of the Grasshopper Creek and toward the western end of the Grasshopper Valley where the Grasshopper Glacier comes in from the south. This area is described in Kelsey's Guide to Hiking and Climbing in the Wind Rivers.
There is decent camping below the Orange Wall. The wall sits about 1/4 of a mile above the creek. Once you are in the Grasshopper Valley the approach is pretty quick and simple.
Climbing Season For the Wind River Range area.
Weather station 19.9 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For The Orange Wall
Orange Wall 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WY
: Wind River Range
: ... : The Orange Wall
A long, alpine route. Lots of loose rocks and flakes in the chimney systems. Good climbing otherwise. Appears to usually be wet in some spots, but was dry in the summer (July) of '06. OK to decent belay ledges. Lots of potential variations in neat looking dihedrals on the upper portion. On many pitches we climbed till we were out of rope (60m).P1 Crux. Route starts on left side of alcove/large roof, on a high ledge system at base of wall. Climb crack on left side through awkward 5.7+ move ...[more] Browse More Classics in WY
Camp directly below the Orange Wall. This photo i...