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Ambush Plaisir T 
Arsenault-Bouchard T 
East Chimney/South Face T 
Gash Peak - Golden Dihedral T 
Great Grey Book T 
I Think Therefore I Ambush T 
M Buttress T 
Midsummer Dome, South Face Center T 
Midsummer's Dome SSW T 
No Picnic for Old Men T 
North Face of Ambush Peak T 
Raid Peak-South Buttress,East Face T 
Runnel Out T 
Son Of Raid T 
Southwest Face Midsummer's Dome T 

East Fork Valley Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 12,200'
Location: 42.84729, -109.33102 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: James Garrett on Jul 29, 2006  with updates from Chris Dickson
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The Valley with Raid, Ambush, and MidSummer Dome. Never saw any other people when we were in there. Wind River Granite never ceases to amaze. Most of the good possibilities are North or East facing

Getting There 

Start at Big Sandy Opening and hike 14 miles. Consult map

Climbing Season

For the Wind River Range area.

Weather station 25.2 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in East Fork Valley

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East Fork Valley:
Southwest Face Midsummer's Dome   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 1000'   
Midsummer's Dome SSW   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 800'   
Ambush Plaisir   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1300'   
Midsummer Dome, South Face Center   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 500'   
Gash Peak - Golden Dihedral   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13     Trad, Alpine, 12 pitches, 1500'   
Arsenault-Bouchard   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 16 pitches, 1800'   
Son Of Raid   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 1150'   
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Featured Route For East Fork Valley
Rock Climbing Photo: Diagram of the South Face Center route on Midsumme...

Midsummer Dome, South Face Center 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Wyoming : Wind River Range : East Fork Valley
This route is so good it needs to be on this web site. It was put up in the 1970's and graded 5.9 - this will give you an idea of what has occurred in terms of grade creep over the years- it is truly stout for the grade.Approach - in the center of the South Face of Midsummer dome is a left facing dihedral system to the right of large black water streaks. A diagonal ramp leads up towards the first pitch which is at the top of this ramp.Approach Pitch - 4th class - I suggest you belay the upper po...[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

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Rock Climbing Photo: Midsummer dome
Midsummer dome
Rock Climbing Photo: 10 year old Todd Wolfe bouldering in paradise (Eas...
10 year old Todd Wolfe bouldering in paradise (Eas...
Rock Climbing Photo: East Fork Valley view from the South
East Fork Valley view from the South
Rock Climbing Photo: Jeff leading up the SW side of Midsummer's dome in...
Jeff leading up the SW side of Midsummer's dome in...

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