Grand Teton Rock Climbing
Winter dawn, Grand Teton.
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.
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.
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]
Classic Climbing Routes in Grand Teton
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Grand Teton:
Owen Spalding 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 1560'
East Ridge 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine, Grade III
North Ridge 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1200'
Gold Face 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 565'
Featured Route For Grand Teton
Black Ice Couloir 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
: Grand Teton National Park
: Grand Teton
The Black Ice Couloir is the Teton's most renowned alpine ice route, a compelling mountaineering challenge that in recent years has melted out and reformed, depending upon weather and seasonal precipitation, more than once. It's first ascent represented a significant step up in American climbing, and in the ensuing years it has attained classic status. Though Swedlund and Jaquot chopped steps through some of the upper part of the route, nevertheless, this was a bold effort and opened the doo...[more] Browse More Classics in Wyoming