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Ice Point Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 9,920'
Location: 43.76922, -110.76678 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Small granite pinnacle situated between Storm Point and Symmetry Spire. First ascent via the Northwest Ridge was climbed after the FA of Storm Point, in bad weather, hence the names.

Getting There 

Can be approached from String Lake or Jenny Lake via the standard Symmetry Spire/ Symmetry Couloir approach. Taking the water taxi across Jenny Lake saves some energy and time. If parking at String Lake, cross the bridge at the southern end of the lake and head to the horse trail. After all of the switchbacks, look for a climbers trail on your right that starts in some thick bushes immediately before crossing a small stream that drains the southeast side of Symmetry Spire. Follow this trail through the bushes towards the right side of a seasonal waterfall and up to a 4th class section in a cul-de-sac, then left though some loose gravel. This section will be snowy until mid-late July of most years and would require an ice axe. Another option is to approach Ice Point after climbing Symmetry Spire, as it lies just off to the side of the Southwest Couloir descent route.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Ice Point

Northwest Ridge 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b  Wyoming : Grand Teton National Park : Ice Point
Super fun scrambling on solid granite to a spectacular little summit. First step in the ridge can either be climbed via 3rd class ramps and ledges on climbers left (east), or by climbing a short and juggy 4th class chimney just to the right (west) side of the ridge. Either way begin directly beneath the ridge proper. After this section you reach a notch in the ridge, from there follow the knife edge to the summit. A brief section near the summit involves laybacking the crest of the ridge with yo...[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

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