REI Community
Haystack Peaks

Select Route:
Wilford Route T 

Haystack Peaks Rock Climbing 


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Elevation: 7,600'
Location: 42.28049, -105.39223 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 311
Administrators: Mike Snyder, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Dennis Horning on Feb 28, 2014
Forecast:
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: Haystack Peak from Arapaho Trail

The easiest access is on private land where a permit [cheap = $5] can be obtained.

Description 

The granite domes of the Haystack Peaks Region are the largest group of rocks mounds on the lower east face of Laramie Peak. Because they lie at the point of inflexion of the Laramie Peak Side with the valley and are quite big, they are thought of as something more substantial than would merely be included as rocks on the area: Laramie Peak and Sides.

Getting There 

There are 2 ways to get to the Haystack Peaks, both of which are off the Cottonwood Park Rd and approach the east side of Laramie Peak. One way is driving and hiking on public land and the other incorporates some fee charging private land but the hike is somewhat shorter and the fee includes camping.

See MAP 1 for more details.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 6.7 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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]


Featured Route For Haystack Peaks
Rock Climbing Photo: The Wilford Line is thought to along the cracks of...

Wilford Route 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  Wyoming : Laramie Range : ... : Haystack Peaks
This route was done some 20 yrs ago by Mark Wilford & Crew. The Greenies were cruising the North Laramie Range under the influence of barley pop yet spotted this prominent line from the main Rd. Sometime during that adventurous weekend they rolled the vehicle over and as all were unhurt they kept climbing in Colorado Fashion. See pic for gaining some beta. The line is the best line in the Haystack Peak Region....[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

Photos of Haystack Peaks Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Wilford Route?
BETA PHOTO: The Wilford Route?
Rock Climbing Photo: MAP 1:  The 2 access ways for Haystack Peaks from ...
BETA PHOTO: MAP 1: The 2 access ways for Haystack Peaks from ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Haystack as seen from west of the Cottonwood Park ...
BETA PHOTO: Haystack as seen from west of the Cottonwood Park ...

Comments on Haystack Peaks Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About