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Elevation: 5,001 ft
GPS: 44.52589, -109.06129
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The town of Cody is located in Wyomings NW corner, about 50 miles east of the Yellowstone National Park east entrance. Climbing opportunities abound in the Shoshone Canyon West of town, offering sandstone bouldering, limestone and granite sport cragging, and a variety of traditional routes primarily on the granite. In addition, world class ice climbing with an air of adventure can be found 40 miles south of town along the South Fork of the Shoshone River.

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The Shoshone canyon is located on Hwy 14/16/20 a few miles west of the city limits. The turn off for cedar mountain bouldering is the first left after entering the canyon. It is the obvious switchback dirt road leading up the mountain. The limestone crags are on the north side of the road on Rattlesnake Mountain accessed by the only two right turn options in the canyon. The granite areas are at the west end of the canyon near the tunnels and deep in the canyon near the river.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Cody

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI4+
 111
Mean Green
Trad, Ice, Alpine 7 pitches
WI5
 62
Moonrise
Trad, Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
WI4
 69
The Moratorium
Ice, Alpine 2 pitches
WI4
 105
High on Boulder
Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
WI5-6
 76
Broken Hearts
Ice, Alpine 9 pitches
WI3+
 47
The Main Vein
Ice, Alpine 5 pitches
WI4
 46
Cabin Fever
Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
WI4+
 46
Spyin' 'n Flyin'
Ice, Alpine 5 pitches
WI4
 50
Sendero Illuminoso
Ice, Alpine
WI5+
 45
Joy After Pain
Ice, Alpine 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 72
Feelin' All Right
Sport, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 58
I'll Tell You What's Cool
Sport 7 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 41
Pea Green Limousine
Sport, Alpine
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 36
Illegal Dihedral
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 38
Light Tension
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Mean Green S Fork Shoshone… > S Side Routes/N Facing
 111
WI4+ Trad, Ice, Alpine 7 pitches
Moonrise S Fork Shoshone… > S Side Routes/N Facing
 62
WI5 Trad, Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
The Moratorium S Fork Shoshone… > S Side Routes/N Facing
 69
WI4 Ice, Alpine 2 pitches
High on Boulder S Fork Shoshone… > S Side Routes/N Facing
 105
WI4 Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
Broken Hearts S Fork Shoshone… > N Side Routes/S Facin…
 76
WI5-6 Ice, Alpine 9 pitches
The Main Vein S Fork Shoshone… > N Side Routes/S Facin…
 47
WI3+ Ice, Alpine 5 pitches
Cabin Fever S Fork Shoshone… > N Side Routes/S Facin…
 46
WI4 Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
Spyin' 'n Flyin' S Fork Shoshone… > S Side Routes/N Facing
 46
WI4+ Ice, Alpine 5 pitches
Sendero Illuminoso S Fork Shoshone… > S Side Routes/N Facing
 50
WI4 Ice, Alpine
Joy After Pain S Fork Shoshone… > S Side Routes/N Facing
 45
WI5+ Ice, Alpine 4 pitches
Feelin' All Right Island Area > Island
 72
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, Alpine
I'll Tell You What's Cool Lower Canyon Gr… > What's Cool Area
 58
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 7 pitches
Pea Green Limousine Island Area > Island
 41
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, Alpine
Illegal Dihedral Island Area > Tunnel Wall
 36
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Light Tension Island Area > Tunnel Wall
 38
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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