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Rarely visited area of Vedauwoo that lies a good ways to the east of Central. Home to one of the best finger cracks in Vedauwoo.

Getting There 

Take the Buford exit, which is a little ways to the east of the Vedauwoo exit off I-80. Turn north and follow the bad paved road as it bends right. Follow this as it turns to dirt where it bends left, and after a few miles the road goes over a stream near some obvious rock piles. Park on the left just past this stream. This is Wyoming State Trust Fund land, so all recreation, including hunting, is allowed, so be visible during hunting season. The established routes lie to the west, up the stream. No camping or open fires.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Buford

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Buford:
Tulip Crack   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c V4 6B     Trad, Boulder, 20'   
Fingorilla   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Langston onsighting Tulip Crack.

Tulip Crack 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c V4 6B  Wyoming : Vedauwoo : Buford
This is undeniably one of the best boulder problems in Vedauwoo, and I think one of the best anywhere. It's a perfect right leaning splitter that goes from stacks to finger tips, with a nice tricky jug up top. The rock is really fine grained, some of the best granite at Vedauwoo. It also has a V6 variation, The Bush Eater, put up by Jeremy Medley, that starts on the right on a hand jam. You reach up to the big obvious patina flake and move left into the crack. Very cool. Both versions move...[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

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