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Simpleton Pillar

5.8 M1 Mod. Snow, Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine, 1000 ft, 10 pitches, Grade V,  Avg: 2 from 1 vote
FA: Jeff Lowe
Wyoming > Grand Teton NP > Grand Teton

Description

North wall quest up steep pillar left of North Face after starting on that route. Wet icy rock ups the starr value while loose and fractured rock lowers it.

Location

The steep north facing pillar left of the Direct North Face Route. Start up North Face and instead of entering the Guano Chimney continue straight up icy chimney and escape right onto pillar near old bolt.

Protection

North wall rack, 1.5 sets.

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North Face, Grand Teton, Simpleton Pillar, V 5.8
[Hide Photo] North Face, Grand Teton, Simpleton Pillar, V 5.8