Elevation: 1,488 ft
GPS: 34.711, -98.623 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Craig Childre on Sep 11, 2006 with improvements by Drew Nevius and 1 other
Admins: Drew Nevius, Kevin Diaz
Access Issue: Access is always an issue here. Details

Description

Climbing year round. Look for the shade in the summer and sun in the winter. Spring and fall are the 'in' seasons. World Class granite is the name of the game with some nice boulders as well. The ratings are old school, so everything is solid.

No booze and no guns inside the reserve. All areas open at 9 and close at sundown except the Mt. Scott. Be mindful of your speed in the reserve.

Getting There

15 minutes west of Lawton Oklahoma, look for the Cache exit, head north into the reserve.

Guidebook

The latest guide is Oklahoma Rock A Climber's Guide by Tony Mayse. Available at most local gyms and shops, as well as at Sharp End Books.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 75
Great Expectations
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 114
The Dihedral
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 96
Atomic Knee Drop
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 55
Yee Haw
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 66
Ker Plunk
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 69
Foolish
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 118
High Anxiety
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 135
Crazy Alice
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 76
Worm Hole
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 93
Mr. Clean
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 64
Frosted Flakes
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 61
Foolish Behavior
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 57
Come and Get Your Love
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b X
 57
Dr. Coolhead
Trad, TR
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 35
Rap Bolters from Hell
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Great Expectations Charon's Gardens > Elk Slabs
 75
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
The Dihedral Narrows > Zoo Wall
 114
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Atomic Knee Drop Mt Scott > Upper Mt Scott
 96
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Yee Haw Mt Scott > Upper Mt Scott
 55
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Ker Plunk Narrows > Lichen Wall
 66
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Foolish Mt Scott > Upper Mt Scott
 69
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad
High Anxiety Mt Scott > Lower Mt Scott
 118
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Crazy Alice Narrows > Zoo Wall
 135
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Worm Hole Charon's Gardens > Echo Dome
 76
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Mr. Clean Mt Scott > Lower Mt Scott
 93
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Frosted Flakes Charon's Gardens > Echo Dome
 64
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Foolish Behavior Mt Scott > Upper Mt Scott
 61
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad
Come and Get Your Love Charon's Gardens > Lost Dome Region > Lost Dome Main Area
 57
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Dr. Coolhead Narrows > Zoo Wall
 57
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b X Trad, TR
Rap Bolters from Hell Charon's Gardens > Lost Dome Region > Lost Dome Main Area
 35
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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