Elevation: 5,100 ft
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Description

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.

Getting There

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+
 78
Mean Green
Trad, Ice, Alpine 7 pitches
WI5
 44
Moonrise
Trad, Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
WI4
 39
The Moratorium
Ice, Alpine 2 pitches
WI4
 83
High on Boulder
Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
WI5-6
 59
Broken Hearts
Ice, Alpine 9 pitches
WI3+
 49
Bozo's Revenge
Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
WI3+
 36
The Main Vein
Ice, Alpine 5 pitches
WI4
 39
Cabin Fever
Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
WI4+
 36
Spyin' 'n Flyin'
Ice, Alpine 5 pitches
WI5+
 22
Joy After Pain
Ice, Alpine 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 56
Feelin' All Right
Sport, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 44
I'll Tell You What's Cool
Sport 7 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 35
Pea Green Limosine
Sport, Alpine
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 30
Illegal Dihedral
Sport, Alpine
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 35
Light Tension
Sport, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Mean Green S Fork Shoshone (Ice)
 78
WI4+ Trad, Ice, Alpine 7 pitches
Moonrise S Fork Shoshone (Ice)
 44
WI5 Trad, Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
The Moratorium S Fork Shoshone (Ice)
 39
WI4 Ice, Alpine 2 pitches
High on Boulder S Fork Shoshone (Ice)
 83
WI4 Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
Broken Hearts S Fork Shoshone (Ice)
 59
WI5-6 Ice, Alpine 9 pitches
Bozo's Revenge S Fork Shoshone (Ice)
 49
WI3+ Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
The Main Vein S Fork Shoshone (Ice)
 36
WI3+ Ice, Alpine 5 pitches
Cabin Fever S Fork Shoshone (Ice)
 39
WI4 Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
Spyin' 'n Flyin' S Fork Shoshone (Ice)
 36
WI4+ Ice, Alpine 5 pitches
Joy After Pain S Fork Shoshone (Ice)
 22
WI5+ Ice, Alpine 4 pitches
Feelin' All Right Island
 56
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, Alpine
I'll Tell You What's Cool Lower Canyon Gr… > What's Cool Area
 44
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 7 pitches
Pea Green Limosine Island
 35
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, Alpine
Illegal Dihedral Island
 30
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, Alpine
Light Tension Island
 35
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, Alpine
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