Elevation: 7,715 ft
GPS: 44.13246, -107.25716
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Downpour Wall

Faces due south, but at this elevation and in this state, it tends to be reasonably cool year round.

Steep pocketed limestone is the story here. This is one of the many crags that make up the "Mondo Beyondo" area.

Great climbing here - favorites include "EKV" (12c), "Happiness" (12b) and "Screaming Night Hog" (12c). There are about two dozen routes on this wall, with a variety of grades and many in the 5.12 range.

Getting There

The parking area is on the north side of the road, just on the west side of Tensleep Creek, at the top of the canyon. A reasonably good trail leads to the crag.

More beta may be available at aaronhuey.com. Or there is also a guide in R&I #94, and in the 2004 July R&I.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Downpour Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 54
Shake Your Money Maker
Sport 2 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 323
School's Out
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 147
Number One Enemy (AKA: Popsicle…
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 70
Broken Promises
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 130
Wagon Wheel of Death
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 40
Jackabite
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 30
Head Like a Hole
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 115
Mommas Mental Medication
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 46
Emancipation
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 201
Happiness
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 59
Bisquick Thunderdome
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 128
EKV: Exo-atmospheric Kill Vehicle
Sport
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 11
Superfly
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 32
Crown Prince Abdullah
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 41
The Burden of Immortality
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Shake Your Money Maker
 54
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 2 pitches
School's Out
 323
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Number One Enemy (AKA: Pops…
 147
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Broken Promises
 70
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Wagon Wheel of Death
 130
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Jackabite
 40
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Head Like a Hole
 30
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Mommas Mental Medication
 115
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Emancipation
 46
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Happiness
 201
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Bisquick Thunderdome
 59
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
EKV: Exo-atmospheric Kill V…
 128
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Superfly
 11
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Crown Prince Abdullah
 32
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
The Burden of Immortality
 41
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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