Avg: 2 from 1 vote
|Type:||Trad, Alpine, 409 ft (124 m), 5 pitches, Grade II|
|FA:||Merriam, Jervis, Marshall, Howe, Keith, Opp, Hennessy|
|Page Views:||547 total · 17/month|
|Shared By:||Gee Dubble on Aug 15, 2018|
|Admins:||Mike Snyder, Taylor Spiegelberg, Jake Dickerson|
The 1st pitch, red colored, squeeze chimney, overhang, is an old school, hard-way, to start. 5.8. It used to have a ton of old fixed pitons. Less now.
The start 12 meters right of “Old School” is pretty easy, 5.5 face and recommended.
The “double” or “Yosemite” Crack 5.7 in the description and topo is not long and has face footholds.
After the double crack pitch move left across the face on ledges, with tundra, all the way to the left edge and more easily climb to the top. 5.5
Descend the west face on average strenght tat in 4 - 31m raps, then carefully descend the Tepee Glacier or more easily the black dike, west, to the Lower saddle. Or as mentioned above, continue to equip the ascent route for descent.
The clean dark gray streaks on the overhanging SSW Face is the:
Opp-Hennessey, III 5.12-**** one of the top hard alpine rock routes in the Tetons.
Left of the Opp-Hennessy is the vertical crack with a A shaped Red colored chimney of the:
Howe-Keith III 5.11**