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Wyoming Rock Climbing 


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Whether you're looking for rock, ice, alpine or all of it you'll find it in Wyoming. Wyoming is new to MountainProject so come back and visit often as the area grows. If your favorite area is missing how about adding it?

Devil's Tower
Classic crack climbs including the Durrance route which is one of the 50 classic climbs in North America. A 4-6 pitch route that tops out at the summit. A great introduction to climbing at the tower, but start up early to avoid crowds and afternoon thunderstorms particularly during spring and summer. Fall is the most settled time of year. Once you have tagged the summit you can pick the first couple of pitches on a route to get the best bang for your buck.

Grand Teton National Park
Some of the best alpine climbing in the country together with good cragging and multipitch climbing such as in Cascade Canyon. The Tetons are the only mountain range that reminds me of the mountains back home in New Zealand.

South Fork, Cody
100m-plus ice climbing with an alpine feel.

Vedauwoo
If you can climb wide cracks, then Vedauwoo is Fat crack heaven. For the rest of us it's a place to be humble! The Nautilus is probably the standout area with a great variety of routes. Don't be swayed by all the wide-crack talk; Vedauwoo also has lots of "normal" cracks as well. Tape is pretty essential here, so stock up before a visit.

Sink's Canyon
The most popular sport climbing area in Wyoming. Great limestone pocket pulling!

Ten Sleep
Miles and miles of Dolomite line either side of Ten Sleep Canyon. Nearly 1000 sport routes pepper the cliffs and will test your finger strength. Plug your fingers into the finest pocket pulling around.

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Weather station 19.6 miles from here

3,799 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Wyoming

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Wyoming:
Owen Spalding   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 1560'   Grand Teton National Park : Grand Teton
Upper Exum Ridge   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, Alpine, 12 pitches, 1700'   Grand Teton National Park : Grand Teton
East Ridge   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1000'   Cirque of the Towers : Wolfs Head
Edwards' Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches   Vedauwoo : Walt's Wall
Durrance   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 6 pitches, 500'   Devil's Tower : Durrance Approach
Lower Exum Ridge   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 800'   Grand Teton National Park : Grand Teton
The Grand Traverse   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 12000'   Grand Teton National Park : Grand Teton
Irene's Arete   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches   Grand Teton National Park : Disappointment Peak
Northeast Face   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 12 pitches, 1200'   Cirque of the Towers : Pingora
Walt Bailey   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 180'   Devil's Tower : South and East Faces
Assembly Line   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   Devil's Tower : East and Northeast Buttress...
Middle Parallel Space   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches   Vedauwoo : Nautilus
Soler   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 280'   Devil's Tower : South and East Faces
Friday the 13th   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   Vedauwoo : Nautilus
Beer Bong   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Ten Sleep Canyon : Dream Land
One Way Sunset   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 440'   Devil's Tower : West Face
El Matador   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 5 pitches, 250'   Devil's Tower : West Face
Circus in the Wind   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Ten Sleep Canyon : Circus Wall
Spectreman   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Upper Blair : The Heap
Cocaine Rodeo   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 105'   Ten Sleep Canyon : Drugs and Sex
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Featured Route For Wyoming
Rock Climbing Photo: Vanessa Cassat working on Beer Crack.

Beer Crack V3 6A  WY : Vedauwoo : 700S Boulders
This is a new Vedauwoo classic. It is a sixty degree overhanging splitter hand crack roof that leads to a gaping flared offwidth exit, which isn't too bad due to a big face hold to the left of the crack. Start sitting down on the first good hands at the bottom of the roof. There are many ways to do the end, so after you figure it out you can just keep playing around. This thing is really good....[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Grand.
The Grand.
Rock Climbing Photo: Devil's Tower.
Devil's Tower.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Winds.
The Winds.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Tetons through cabin slats.
The Tetons through cabin slats.
Rock Climbing Photo: The final section of the Old Stake Ladder at Devil...
The final section of the Old Stake Ladder at Devil...
Rock Climbing Photo: Snowpack as of 7/01/08. Might be a while before it...
BETA PHOTO: Snowpack as of 7/01/08. Might be a while before it...
Rock Climbing Photo: God Rock/Problem Rock - Finger Crack, V3, White Ro...
God Rock/Problem Rock - Finger Crack, V3, White Ro...
Rock Climbing Photo: Cabin ruin near the Wind River Range. Photo by Bli...
Cabin ruin near the Wind River Range. Photo by Bli...
Rock Climbing Photo: Yet Another Bob Murray Route, V?, White Rocks, New...
Yet Another Bob Murray Route, V?, White Rocks, New...
Rock Climbing Photo: Horses and Pronghorn. Photo by Blitzo.
Horses and Pronghorn. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Granite Mountains at sunset.
Granite Mountains at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Brado making his way up the Spiral Staircase...
Brado making his way up the Spiral Staircase...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bolt Rock Arete, V0, White Rocks, New Castle, Site...
Bolt Rock Arete, V0, White Rocks, New Castle, Site...
Rock Climbing Photo: Brado busting up Fista-Cuffs...
Brado busting up Fista-Cuffs...
Rock Climbing Photo: Wyoming's highest:  Gannet Peak from the summit of...
BETA PHOTO: Wyoming's highest: Gannet Peak from the summit of...
Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing somewhere near Beulah...
Climbing somewhere near Beulah...
Rock Climbing Photo: Gushing geyser, Yellowstone NP
Gushing geyser, Yellowstone NP
Rock Climbing Photo: SW Wyo
SW Wyo
Rock Climbing Photo: Approaching Devil's Gate from the west with the so...
BETA PHOTO: Approaching Devil's Gate from the west with the so...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jim Bridger, one of the greatest mountain men.
Jim Bridger, one of the greatest mountain men.
Rock Climbing Photo: Bear Rock located in the North Laramie Range just ...
BETA PHOTO: Bear Rock located in the North Laramie Range just ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Titcomb Basin.
Titcomb Basin.
Rock Climbing Photo: Grand Teton.
Grand Teton.
Rock Climbing Photo: Find the person....
Find the person....

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By Mikel Cronin
Jan 15, 2011
If you are looking for a place to stay in Ten Sleep,

Check out Ten Sleep's Log Cabin Motel. New owners catering to climbers. Motel will be open year round. Also a large guest house can be rented.

www.tensleepmotel.com
By Climbersfestival
Jun 3, 2012
climbersfestival.org/

Rock Climbing Photo: 2012 ICF Poster
2012 ICF Poster
By Timothy Henley
Apr 15, 2013
Coming to Jackson area of Wyoming for a month or so. I have climbed in the Tetons but I am looking for an easy area with a flat base at the bottom, short approach to bring my wife and 2 year old son climbing. Any suggestions?
By Brandon Vice
Apr 24, 2013
I will be flying into Jackson hole with a friend July 4-13 planning to backpack and explore the area. We plan on a few days in the tetons, a few in the wind river range. We are hoping to not have to rent a car but will need a place to store some gear as well as a ride if we dont have to rent a car. Any insight in the area would be most helpful. Thanks!
By Climbersfestival
Jul 7, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: This year marks the 20th International Climbers' F...
This year marks the 20th International Climbers' Festival, and the celebration is going to be big. We have recruited a huge line up of presenters (Tommy Caldwell, Henry Barber, Emily Harrington, Timmy O'Neil, Expedition Denali's Erica Wynn, and Cedar Wright). Our clinic schedule features top athletes like Jonathan Siegrist, Audrey Sniezek, Eric Horst, Nick Duttle and many more! Though, the biggest anticipation of all is debut of the HIstory of Lander Climbing Documentary at the festival.


climbersfestival.org/tickets/
By James Kern
Feb 17, 2015
Hey,
I'm looking to combine good backpacking and sport climbing into one trip. I was looking at Sinks but it kind of seems like car camping for the most part. I would do the wind river range but I don't have trad gear or the skill set for trad. I also considered the Uintas but can't find enough information. Any bit helps, Thanks.
By Brian Scoggins
From: Boise, ID
Feb 17, 2015
Just to be clear, you're looking for a backcountry sport climbing crag?

Doesn't exist in Wyoming. You might be able to get in some backpacking in the Lander area by hiking between Sinks and Wild Iris and the other crags, but I've never heard of a sport climbing area that was so far from the road that a dead drill battery would take a 4-day round trip trek to resolve.
By Dennis Horning
Jun 14, 2015
The current Governor of Wyoming, Matt Mead, has decided to open a website-map/database that shows whether a parcel of state owned land has public access. He did this in hopes of lowering confrontations that occur with ranchers and the general public that recreates on these parcels.

Visit the site:

onanypc.com/statelandaccess/

State lands access data base
By Mike Snyder
Administrator
Mar 8, 2016
Link here to download a free sample of the new Cody rock climbing guidebook. This app for your mobile device has an always current guide to the fantastic rock climbing found in Cody, Wyoming.

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