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Areas in Wyoming

Absaroka Range 1 / 4 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6 / 6
Casper Mountain 2 / 0 / 2 / 44 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 46
Cloud Peak Wilderness Area 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10 / 10
Cody 36 / 146 / 1 / 20 / 36 / 0 / 0 / 72 / 233
Devils Tower 113 / 19 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 14 / 0 / 0 / 133
Dome Rock/Pedro Mountains 3 / 0 / 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Eastern Big Horns 75 / 160 / 3 / 30 / 3 / 4 / 0 / 8 / 266
Fremont Canyon 53 / 21 / 11 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 75
Grand Teton National Park 142 / 27 / 9 / 46 / 12 / 8 / 5 / 221 / 221
Green River 2 / 18 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 20
Guernsey State Park 1 / 127 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 130
Jackson Hole 42 / 99 / 4 / 6 / 2 / 0 / 6 / 82 / 142
Kemmerer Area 7 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Lander Area 29 / 850 / 4 / 72 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 950
Laramie Area 4 / 30 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 35
Laramie Range 117 / 229 / 15 / 3 / 1 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 310
Lucerne Valley 3 / 1 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Needle Peak 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Pinedale Area 11 / 12 / 1 / 84 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 107
Pink Towers of the Sierra Madre 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Rawlins Area 7 / 24 / 19 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 39
Rock Springs 3 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Shell Canyon 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 19 / 1 / 4 / 0 / 24
Shirley Mountains 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Snowy Range 6 / 39 / 0 / 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 7 / 47
Sweetwater Rocks 51 / 16 / 5 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 68
Ten Sleep Canyon 3 / 623 / 1 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 627
Teton Canyon 12 / 13 / 5 / 6 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 6 / 28
Vedauwoo 680 / 115 / 73 / 299 / 4 / 1 / 4 / 0 / 998
White Rock 3 / 0 / 1 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Wind River Range 165 / 6 / 17 / 0 / 4 / 15 / 0 / 179 / 179
Yellowstone National Park 0 / 0 / 2 / 8 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 11
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Whether you're looking for rock, ice, alpine or all of it you'll find it in Wyoming. Our rock ranges from bone white dolomite, to pink, pre-cambrian granite that will rip the shirt right off your back. Areas are grouped up by either mountain range (Wind River Range), general area (Lander Area), or well known destination (Vedauwoo). The West lives on in the 307!

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.

Lander Area
The most popular sport climbing destination in Wyoming, featuring the International Climbers' Festival every July and more than enough limestone pockets to go around.

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.

Wyoming Local Climbing Organizations

Central Wyoming Climbers Alliance
Protection, Education, and Celebration of Wyoming Climbing 
wyomingclimbers.org

Bighorn Climbers Coaltion
Dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting access to climbing resources in the Bighorn Mountains and Bighorn Basin of Wyoming. 
bighornclimbers.org

The Access Fund
Since 1990, the Access Fund has been the only national advocacy organization that keeps climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment. If you only donate to one climbing organization this year, please consider supporting the Access Fund.
accessfund.org

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Classic Climbing Routes at Wyoming

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 303
Owen Spalding
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 594
Upper Exum Ridge
Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 341
East Ridge
Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 502
Durrance
Trad 6 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 250
Lower Exum Ridge
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 149
Irene's Arete
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 232
Northeast Face
Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 175
Walt Bailey
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 100
One Way Sunset
Trad 4 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 179
El Matador
Trad 5 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 107
Spectreman
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 98
Max Factor
Trad 2 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 146
Zorro
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 146
Wind and Rattlesnakes
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 204
Cocaine Rodeo
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Owen Spalding Grand Teton NP > Grand Teton
 303
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
Upper Exum Ridge Grand Teton NP > Grand Teton
 594
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
East Ridge Wind River Range > Cirque of the T… > Wolfs Head
 341
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
Durrance Devils Tower > Durrance Approach
 502
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 6 pitches
Lower Exum Ridge Grand Teton NP > Grand Teton
 250
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Irene's Arete Grand Teton NP > Disappointment Peak
 149
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Northeast Face Wind River Range > Cirque of the T… > Pingora
 232
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
Walt Bailey Devils Tower > S and E Faces
 175
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
One Way Sunset Devils Tower > W Face
 100
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
El Matador Devils Tower > W Face
 179
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 5 pitches
Spectreman Vedauwoo > … > Upper Blair > Heap
 107
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
Max Factor Vedauwoo > Nautilus
 98
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 2 pitches
Zorro Lander Area > Wild Iris > Zorro Area
 146
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Wind and Rattlesnakes Lander Area > … > Main Wall > Rode Hard Wall
 146
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Cocaine Rodeo Ten Sleep Canyon > Valhalla > Drugs and Sex
 204
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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Mikel Cronin
Rapid City, SD
Mikel Cronin   Rapid City, SD
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 Jan 15, 2011
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? Apr 15, 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! Apr 24, 2013
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. Feb 17, 2015
Petsfed
Laramie, WY
Petsfed   Laramie, WY
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. Feb 17, 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


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Wyoming state lands with public access Jun 14, 2015
Mike Snyder
Cody, WY
Mike Snyder   Cody, WY  
Mike Minson
Boulder, CO
Mike Minson   Boulder, CO
Consider climbing at Fremont canyon for some amazing crack climbing! Jun 15, 2016
mike varlotta
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
mike varlotta   Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
my son and i will be climbing this summer in the RMNP and then driving up toward Rapid City. Besides Vedawou, is there other climbing in SE Wyoming that is worth checking out? We love climbing new rock in new areas and love finding the hidden gems out there. May 17, 2017

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