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|Type:||Sport, 95 ft (29 m)|
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|Shared By:||Sarah Meiser on Sep 7, 2014|
|Admins:||Mike Snyder, Taylor Spiegelberg, Jake Dickerson|
No new route development is allowed until further notice. On July 19, 2019, the US Forest Service issued a notice that it would no longer allow the installation of new bolts or the creation of new climbing routes after manufactured routes were established, then subsequently removed/altered by climbers. In addition, the bolts/fixed anchors on an estimated 50 climbs at Ten Sleep have been affected in some manner that may or may not make them unsafe to climb. The list of altered routes can be found in a drop down on the main, "Ten Sleep Canyon" homepage. The US Forest Service, Powder River Ranger District, is actively working with the local LCO, the Bighorn Climbers' Coalition and Access Fund to develop a sustainable framework for route standards and a Climbing Management Plan for the canyon's future.
Once past the steep introduction, cruise much easier and lower angle terrain past widely spaced bolts. This part is runout but easy and the few bolts are well placed at trickier spots. Near the top traverse left to the anchor atop Critter Crack.
Note that the Huey guide shows the anchor for this climb being much lower and not shared with Critter Crack. Perhaps the line has been rebolted recently.