Description

Wolf's Head sits at the northwestern side of the Cirque just west of Pingora. It can be identified easily by its long and steep east ridge. Several climbs scale Wolf's Head, but the most traveled is definitely the East Ridge, 5.6. Many parties overlook routes like the East Ridge because of its low technical difficulty and time-consuming descent, but the climbing is unlike any other.

Getting There

To get to Wolfs Head, approach the cirque from the Big Sandy trail head, about 11 miles. Once in the cirque follow a trail along the west side past Pingora and up into the cirque lake basin.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Wolfs Head

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 345
East Ridge
Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 13
South Face, Right
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 4
Red Cloud
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
East Ridge
 345
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
South Face, Right
 13
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Red Cloud
 4
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
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