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Enclosure Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: landongw on Sep 28, 2009


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A smaller summit to the West of the Grand Teton, The Enclosure is the home of the notorious Valhalla Traverse and the Black Ice Couloir. Rock tends to be fairly broken on the north aspects and is of variable quality.

Getting There 

3-6 hour approach from Lupine Meadows.

Climbing Season

For the Grand Teton National Park area.

Weather station 6.9 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Enclosure

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Enclosure:
Enclosure Ice Couloir   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b AI3     Trad, Ice, Alpine, 6 pitches, 800'   
Northwest Ridge   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 11 pitches, 1500'   
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Northwest Ridge 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Wyoming : Grand Teton National Park : Enclosure
This description is for the upper third of the climb from the Valhalla Traverse Ledge, as it is usually climbed.Adapted from Ortenburger's guideOrtenburger, L. N., & Jackson, R. G. (1996). A climber's guide to the Teton Range (p. 214). Seattle, WA: Mountaineers.P1 - 5.7 to the base of a flakeP2 - 5.6 up the right side of the flake into black rockP3 - 5.6 through breakP4 - 5.6 OW flakeP5 - 5.6 OW chimneyscramble along crest 350'P6 - 5.8 OW to Enclosure ColP7 - 5.7 crackP8 - 5.6 right aro...[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

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Rock Climbing Photo: Gaggle of climbers on the Enclosure summit.
Gaggle of climbers on the Enclosure summit.

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