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Bean's Shining Wall of Storms  T 
Beyer East Face I T 
Black Ice Couloir T 
Collins-Coombs T 
Collins-Hume T 
Crystal Right T 
Direct Petzoldt Ridge T 
East Face Direct T 
East Ridge T 
Emerson Chimney T 
Ford - Stettner Couloir (Ski Descent) 
Gold Face T 
Golden Pillar, Direct North Face T 
Grand Traverse, The T 
Lower Exum Ridge T 
North Face Highlight Tour T 
North Face Standard T 
North Ridge T 
North Side Lowlight Tour (path of least resistance) T 
Owen Spalding T 
Perception Traverse T 
Pownall-Gilkey T 
Psudo Emerson Chimney T 
Underhill Ridge Original/Direct T 
Upper Exum Ridge T 
West Face of the Exum Ridge T 
Wittich Crack T 
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Grand Teton Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 13,770'
Location: 43.74092, -110.80253 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

From moderate, sunny cruisers to huge mixed gullies and everything in between, the Grand Teton has it all. This iconic mountain is steeped in history.
Although trade classics like the Owen-Spalding and the Exum Ridge can be a cattle train at times, there are plenty of routes to keep everyone satisfied.

Getting There 

Most approaches will start from the Lupine Meadows trailhead and take the trail into Garnet Canyon, eventually reaching the Lower Saddle. Some routes utilize different approaches and will be noted in the proper route descriptions.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.9 miles from here

27 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',12],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',5],['5.8',10],['5.9',2],['5.10',3],['5.11',1],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Grand Teton

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Grand Teton:
Ford - Stettner Couloir (Ski Descent)   WI2-3     Ice, Alpine, Grade II   
Owen Spalding   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 1560'   
Upper Exum Ridge   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, Alpine, 12 pitches, 1700'   
Lower Exum Ridge   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 800'   
Direct Petzoldt Ridge   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches   
Black Ice Couloir   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b AI3-4     Trad, Ice, Alpine, 8 pitches, 1600'   
East Ridge   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, Grade III   
Wittich Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 150'   
The Grand Traverse   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 12000'   
North Face Highlight Tour   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 9 pitches, 1000'   
North Ridge   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1200'   
North Face Standard   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 12 pitches, 3000'   
Pownall-Gilkey   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 500'   
Underhill Ridge Original/Direct   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 800'   
Beyer East Face I   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 1000'   
Gold Face   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 565'   
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Featured Route For Grand Teton
Rock Climbing Photo: Finishing up the crux pitch. Great climb, great vi...

Gold Face 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Wyoming : Grand Teton National Park : Grand Teton
Outstanding "variation" to the lower Exum ridge. This route contains absolutely beautiful rock and an engaging, sustained crux pitch. One can either start on the lower Exum and depart after the first two pitches or traverse in on a higher ledge. The latter is what we did, so the description will reflect that. Scramble almost to the crest of the lower Exum ridge. If you've taken the right ledge in, you should be at a point at which you couldn't comfortably continue without a rope. Directly up and...[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

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Rock Climbing Photo: What is this, Pagagonia?  Would you climb the Gran...
What is this, Pagagonia? Would you climb the Gran...
Rock Climbing Photo: Peaking thru the clouds. Copyright Kaidi Raney
Peaking thru the clouds. Copyright Kaidi Raney
Rock Climbing Photo: Tetons at night...
Tetons at night...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Grand in B&W from the Lower Saddle
The Grand in B&W from the Lower Saddle
Rock Climbing Photo: Summit structure, Grand Teton
Summit structure, Grand Teton
Rock Climbing Photo: Evening light on Grand Teton, Teewinot Mtn.
Evening light on Grand Teton, Teewinot Mtn.
Rock Climbing Photo: Grand Teton over the east ridge of Mt. Owen.
Grand Teton over the east ridge of Mt. Owen.
Rock Climbing Photo: Parapenter above Glencoe Col.
Parapenter above Glencoe Col.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Shadow of the Grand and the Middle Teton as se...
The Shadow of the Grand and the Middle Teton as se...
Rock Climbing Photo: A great mountain to propose on fellas!!
A great mountain to propose on fellas!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Lower Saddle at sunset
Lower Saddle at sunset
Rock Climbing Photo: North aspects of the Cathedral Group, with the Gra...
North aspects of the Cathedral Group, with the Gra...
Rock Climbing Photo: Spalding Falls in Garnet Canyon
Spalding Falls in Garnet Canyon
Rock Climbing Photo: Grand Teton S.W. Face. Bean's Shinning Wall of Sto...
Grand Teton S.W. Face. Bean's Shinning Wall of Sto...
Rock Climbing Photo: aerial view of trail to lower saddle.
BETA PHOTO: aerial view of trail to lower saddle.
Rock Climbing Photo: Grand Teton S.W. Face. Bean's Shinning Wall of Sto...
Grand Teton S.W. Face. Bean's Shinning Wall of Sto...
Rock Climbing Photo: location of the fixed line to get up to the lower ...
BETA PHOTO: location of the fixed line to get up to the lower ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lindsay high on the Grand
Lindsay high on the Grand
Rock Climbing Photo: The Grand from Blacktail Ponds
The Grand from Blacktail Ponds
Rock Climbing Photo: The Grand with Lower Saddle, and Moraine in view
The Grand with Lower Saddle, and Moraine in view
Rock Climbing Photo: Summer storm on the Grand! ...as seen from Climber...
Summer storm on the Grand! ...as seen from Climber...
Rock Climbing Photo: Grand Teton and Glacier Gulch.
Grand Teton and Glacier Gulch.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Tetons, the mighty wind catcher. Photo: Bob Ho...
The Tetons, the mighty wind catcher. Photo: Bob Ho...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Grand From Lupine Meadows Trail
The Grand From Lupine Meadows Trail

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By claytown
From: Boulder, CO
Jul 14, 2013
Tons of beta pictures at this link for the OS and the Exum.

wyomingwhiskey.org/2013/01/gra...
By JD Borgeson
Jan 7, 2015
don't click on this link above ^^^^ it just directs you to a search engine

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