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Routes in Grand Teton

Bean's Shining Wall of Storms T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Beyer East Face I T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Collins-Coombs T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Collins-Hume T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Crystal Right T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b C0
Crystal Tower T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Direct Petzoldt Ridge T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
East Face Direct T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
East Ridge T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Emerson Chimney T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Ford - Stettner Couloir (Ski Descent) WI2-3 Mod. Snow
Gold Face T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Golden Pillar, Direct North Face T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Grand Traverse, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Jackson-Rickert Crack T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a X
Lower Exum Ridge T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
North Face Highlight Tour T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
North Face Standard T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
North Ridge T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
North Side Lowlight Tour (path of least resistance) T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Easy Snow
Owen Spalding T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Perception Traverse T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c PG13
Pownall-Gilkey T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Psudo Emerson Chimney T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4-
Simpleton Pillar T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M1 Mod. Snow
Underhill Ridge Original/Direct T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Upper Exum Ridge T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
West Face of the Exum Ridge T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Wittich Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Type: Trad, Alpine, 65 ft, Grade IV
FA: Ryan Burke 2015
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Shared By: Ryan Burke 1 on May 16, 2016
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Description

An amazing tour of the Teton Range, stretching over four days, 25 different peaks, 65 miles, 78,000 vert gain/loss and encompassing all of the major peaks of the Teton Range. This traverse is really an addition to the Grand Traverse by adding in the southern and northern major peaks in the park into one long adventure.

Mostly fifth class scrambling, but North Ridge of Grand comes in at 5.8 in areas.

Peaks summited in order from North to South:

Day One: Mt. Moran (CMC route), Woodring Peak (SouthEast Ridge), Rockchuck Peak (East Face), Mt. St. John (North Ridge), Symmetry Spire (North Couloir), Ice Point (NW ridge), Storm Point (NW Ridge)

Day Two: Teewinot (East Face), Peak 11.840 (East Ridge), East Prong (East Ridge), Mt. Owen (Koven Route), Grand Teton (North Ridge), Enclosure, Middle Teton (North Ridge)

Day Three: South Teton (NW ridge), Ice Cream Cone (West Ridge), Gilkey Tower West Ridge), Spalding Peak (West Ridge), Cloudveil Peak (West Ridge), Nez Perce (NW couloirs)

Day Four: Wister Peak (NE face), Peak 10,696 , Buck Mountain (East Face), Static Peak, Albright Peak.

Descending Middle Teton on Day Two

Mt. Moran Summit on Day One

View towards southern section of traverse: taken from Peak 10,696

Finishing up Grand Traverse on Nez Perce with Taylor Luneau

Location

Grand Teton National Park.

Protection

CMC route is 5.5 for four pitches with big exposure, North Ridge of Grand is around 6 pitches of 5.7-5.8. There is one 5.6 move on North Ridge of Middle Teton and one 5.6 ridge on Ice Cream Cone. One 60 meter rope for Cathedral Traverse. otherwise mostly 5th class scrambling. A minimal rack for the North Ridge of the Grand is recommended, maybe 6 alpine slicks, anchor gear,slim assortment of size .3-1 inch cams. Depending on comfort level, the entire traverse may be done uproped, if comfortable soloing the North Ridge of the Grand.

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