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Titcomb Basin Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.1202, -109.638 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Mike Snyder, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 28, 2006
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Description 

Titcomb Basin was named for Harold Titcomb, who visited the area in 1901.
Titcomb Basin is a beautiful, lake basin beneath some of the ranges highest and most spectacular peaks.


Getting There 

The most common approach is from the west. From Elkhart Park Trailhead, take the Pole Creek Trail, Seneca Lake Trail and Indian Pass Trail into the Basin. Area maps are useful.

Climbing Season

For the Wind River Range area.

Weather station 20.3 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',4],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Titcomb Basin Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Titcomb Basin Area:
Tower 1 Gully   WI3+     Ice, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1000'   Mt. Helen
Southwest Slope   3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a     Trad, Alpine   Fremont Peak
North Ridge   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1500'   Ellingwood Peak
Tower Ridge   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 12 pitches, 1500'   Mt. Helen
West Face-Right   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, Grade III   Mt. Sacagawea
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Featured Route For Titcomb Basin Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking straight at Love Bug's Arete

Love Bug's Arete 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  WY : Wind River Range : ... : The Green Toupee Boulder
This route took no cleaning and offered amazing, powerful climbing with fun slaps up the steep arete. Begin by pulling a powerful move up to a left hand side-pull and then gun up for the corner. Keep slapping back and forth until you get to a horn, where you will transfer to the right and onto the face. Super route!...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

Photos of Titcomb Basin Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Entering Titcomb Basin.  Looking towards the Conti...
Entering Titcomb Basin. Looking towards the Conti...
Rock Climbing Photo: Titcomb Basin
Titcomb Basin
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset over Island Lake
Sunset over Island Lake
Rock Climbing Photo: Camp in upper Titcomb Basin. Mt Helen's Tower 1 on...
Camp in upper Titcomb Basin. Mt Helen's Tower 1 on...
Rock Climbing Photo: Titcomb.
Titcomb.
Rock Climbing Photo: Panoramic of Ellingwood and Elephant Head.
Panoramic of Ellingwood and Elephant Head.
Rock Climbing Photo: Titcomb Basin from above Island Lake
Titcomb Basin from above Island Lake
Rock Climbing Photo: Alpenglow on Ellingwood and Elephant Head.
Alpenglow on Ellingwood and Elephant Head.
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down upper Titcomb Basin.
Looking down upper Titcomb Basin.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mt Helen and Titcomb Basin from Bonney Pass.
Mt Helen and Titcomb Basin from Bonney Pass.
Rock Climbing Photo: Titcomb Basin. Photo by Blitzo.
Titcomb Basin. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Flowers along the trail in Titcomb.
Flowers along the trail in Titcomb.
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking across titcomb lake
Looking across titcomb lake
Rock Climbing Photo: My wife Kate on the summit of Winifred Peak-12,775
My wife Kate on the summit of Winifred Peak-12,775
Rock Climbing Photo: Titcomb Basin-north. Photo by Blitzo.
Titcomb Basin-north. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: East side of Titcomb Basin (Helen, Sacajawea and F...
East side of Titcomb Basin (Helen, Sacajawea and F...

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