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Yellowstone National Park Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,000'
Location: 44.5122, -110.5499 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Mike Snyder, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Sean Moon on May 20, 2007
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One of the most famous parks in the United States. Most of the rock through out the park is not good. There are a few places to climb spaced out in the park, but are very hard to find. Check with the park officials first about climbing, especially if your going to be doing some lead climbing. Finally, be on the look out for bears in the summer.

Location 

Northwest corner of Wyoming.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 8.4 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Yellowstone National Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Yellowstone National Park:
Chicken Out Ridge   V1 5     Boulder   Glacial Boulder
Face Value   V1 5     Boulder   Glacial Boulder
7-mm Hole   V3 6A     Boulder   Glacial Boulder
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Featured Route For Yellowstone National Park
Rock Climbing Photo: Approach

Hydromonster WI5  WY : Yellowstone National Park : Abiathar Peak (Ice)
Climb a short WI3 step to the main waterfall. Belay from the base of the main waterfall as this route will need all of your 60m rope or better yet take a 70m. This climb is a monster amount of ice and starts off steeply and slowly kicks back to a long section of WI4. Belay off trees up top after your pump calms down....[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

Photos of Yellowstone National Park Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: YNP wildlife, July 2007 - coyote
YNP wildlife, July 2007 - coyote
Rock Climbing Photo: YNP, Emerald Pool, July 2008
YNP, Emerald Pool, July 2008
Rock Climbing Photo: Bison. Photo by Blitzo.
Bison. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Hot springs. Photo by Blitzo.
Hot springs. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Grazers and geysers. Photo by Blitzo.
Grazers and geysers. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Olde Faithful.
Olde Faithful.
Rock Climbing Photo: Pilot Pk.
Pilot Pk.
Rock Climbing Photo: Hoyt Peak, 10,506', in the Absaroka Range. Northwe...
Hoyt Peak, 10,506', in the Absaroka Range. Northwe...
Rock Climbing Photo: YNP wildlife, July 2008 - grizzly cub
YNP wildlife, July 2008 - grizzly cub
Rock Climbing Photo: Giant Geyser. Random eruptions. Didn't do much whi...
Giant Geyser. Random eruptions. Didn't do much whi...
Rock Climbing Photo: Wind-blown snow. It gets cold in Yellowstone! Phot...
Wind-blown snow. It gets cold in Yellowstone! Phot...
Rock Climbing Photo: Old Faithful Geyser. Photo by Blitzo.
Old Faithful Geyser. Photo by Blitzo.

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By Bradley Mark Edwards
Administrator
From: Grand Junction, CO
Jul 25, 2012
While there are only 7 routes on MP for Yellowstone, I've been there a couple of times and was just there last week and there's LOADS of potential. There are boulders and river cliff lines by Obsidian Cliff, boulders in the Hoodoos, and stuff along Lake Yellowstone. And that's just stuff near the road or a short hike away.
By Ted Lanzano
From: Boulder, CO
Nov 2, 2013
Does anyone know the name and grade of the high boulder problem above the pullout road in the Hoodoos? I think it's somewhere around v7-v8. I did this several years ago and I thought it was really good. The landing zone is right on the pullout road and it's a good idea to have a spotter/blocker direct cars away as you climb.

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