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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: View across Death Canyon to Prospector's Mountain....

View across Death Canyon to Prospector's Mountain. The black water streak in the middle forms a popular ice climb in late fall/winter.

Wyoming > Grand Teton National Park > Death Canyon

Jun 26, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: After hiking up the talus, pass a steep initial se...

After hiking up the talus, pass a steep initial section of gully to the right. Then continue up the loose gully above to the apron slab below the buttress.

Wyoming > Grand Teton National Park > ... > Omega Buttress

Jun 26, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: View of Omega Buttress from the Death Canyon trail...

View of Omega Buttress from the Death Canyon trail. Dihedral of Horrors is the open book just left of the prow that ends in the big roof. Annals of Time is the leftmost crack on the left wall.

Wyoming > Grand Teton National Park > ... > Omega Buttress

Jun 25, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: Some climbers finishing the last pitch of Annals o...

Some climbers finishing the last pitch of Annals of Time. Awesome position.

Wyoming > Grand Teton National Park > ... > Annals of Time (5.9)

Jun 25, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: Halfway up the crux pitch

Halfway up the crux pitch

Wyoming > Grand Teton National Park > ... > Dihedral of Horrors (5.9)

Jun 25, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: About the do the exciting finish traverse.  This i...

About the do the exciting finish traverse. This is an awesome belay spot - big air below! Good gear too :)

Wyoming > Grand Teton National Park > ... > Dihedral of Horrors (5.9)

Jun 25, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: View of the intimidating crux pitch.  Belayer is v...

View of the intimidating crux pitch. Belayer is visible in lower right corner. After climbing the long corner, you exit right at the roof - airy, exciting, but not a technically difficult finish. I

Wyoming > Grand Teton National Park > ... > Dihedral of Horrors (5.9)

Jun 25, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up at the climb from the base.  The wide c...

Looking up at the climb from the base. The wide crack of the first pitch is clearly visible.

Wyoming > Grand Teton National Park > ... > No Perches Necessary (5.9)

Jun 24, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: The view of the climb from the horse trail

The view of the climb from the horse trail

Wyoming > Grand Teton National Park > ... > No Perches Necessary (5.9)

Jun 24, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: Climbs better than it looks :)  The climbs all sta...

Climbs better than it looks :) The climbs all start from the bushy ledge that slopes up from the center of the wall.

Wyoming > Jackson Hole > Rodeo Wall

Jun 23, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: Historic sign from the 1930's.  It has since been ...

Historic sign from the 1930's. It has since been replaced with an updated version, but the logo and message are the same (except 'Stranger' has been replaced with 'Partner')

Wyoming > Jackson Hole

Jun 22, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: Rock Springs Buttress as viewed from the road to t...

Rock Springs Buttress as viewed from the road to the Jackson Hole Ski Area

Wyoming > Rock Springs Buttress

Jun 18, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: Climbers on an unknown route.

Climbers on an unknown route.

Wyoming > Rock Springs Buttress

Jun 17, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: June 2006 - this little sign off the service road ...

June 2006 - this little sign off the service road marks the approach trail down to the buttress. We left our packs here (hang them!)

Wyoming > Rock Springs Buttress

Jun 17, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: Begin the approach by walking south on the service...

Begin the approach by walking south on the service road from the tram. It is about a 1.5 mile walk (past 2 switchbacks) to the approach trail. It takes about 30 minutes to get to the approach trail,

Wyoming > Rock Springs Buttress

Jun 17, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down on the first belay ledge from atop th...

Looking down on the first belay ledge from atop the second pitch.

Wyoming > Rock Springs Buttress > Exum Arete (5.10a)

Jun 17, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: A party is visible on the 2nd pitch.  The first pi...

A party is visible on the 2nd pitch. The first pitch begins below the obvious tree and goes up the left corner system to the top of the huge big block. A dirty, walkable ledge system takes you to th

Wyoming > Rock Springs Buttress > Exum Arete (5.10a)

Jun 17, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: Starting Monkey Flower

Starting Monkey Flower

Wyoming > Rock Springs Buttress > Monkey Flower (5.10a)

Jun 17, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: View from the approach trail.  This is the left si...

View from the approach trail. This is the left side of Rock Spring Buttress. The valley of Jackson Hole is below.

Wyoming > Rock Springs Buttress

Jun 17, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: The view starting up the tram.  Fastest way to cli...

The view starting up the tram. Fastest way to climb 4000 feet!

Wyoming > Jackson Hole > Jackson Hole Mountain Resor...

Jun 17, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: The stance from which you can place a (very) small...

The stance from which you can place a (very) small nut at the base of the crack. You then pull into a layback and gun for the big rest halfway up the crack.

California > Joshua Tree National Park > ... > Swept Away (5.11a)

Apr 15, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: Nice shot of the whole climb.  Start off the block...

Nice shot of the whole climb. Start off the block where the belayer is sitting. Some gear (including some fiddly gear) gets you to the well protected bolted face climbing.

California > Joshua Tree National Park > ... > The Decompensator of Lhasa (5.10c/d)

Apr 15, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: Grain Surgery starts in the middle (widest) crack ...

Grain Surgery starts in the middle (widest) crack and continues up that until it runs out. It then heads out past two bolts on the face... with some runout 5.9/5.10a climbing to the top. Be solid at

California > Joshua Tree National Park > ... > Grain Surgery (5.10a/b PG13)

Apr 15, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: The start is the crux, and then locker jams.... fo...

The start is the crux, and then locker jams.... for 20 feet :)

California > Joshua Tree National Park > ... > Tennis Shoe Crack (5.8)

Apr 15, 2006

Rock Climbing Photo: The big view and pucker traverse on Sidewinder

The big view and pucker traverse on Sidewinder

California > Joshua Tree National Park > ... > Sidewinder (5.10b PG13)

Apr 15, 2006

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