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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 
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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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

Weather station 25.2 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',8],['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:
Midsummer's Dome SSW   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 800'   
Southwest Face Midsummer's Dome   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 1000'   
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'   
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: Couple of old guys having a picnic before the clim...

No Picnic for Old Men 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13  Wyoming : Wind River Range : East Fork Valley
I wanted to add this existing route, put in back in 1972, since there may be some confusion. In the 1994, Kelsey guidebook, it was called "North Buttress Left". In the new guidebook, (2013), it is re-named "No Picnic for Old Men".In 2011, I repeated the route with Jim Donini, and Joe Kelsey was camping with us. He suggested I re-name the route, which seemed appropriate, at the time; hence the new name.I might add that Joe Kelsey named it as a "classic" route, for it's grade, in both gu...[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

Photos of East Fork Valley Slideshow Add Photo
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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