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Mount Wister Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 11,490'
Location: 43.70199, -110.81674 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Tom Merkt on Jul 27, 2014
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A beautiful neglected peak of the Teton range. A secluded mountain, with high quality, but loose rock from lack of traffic.

Getting There 

Make the slog up Avalanche Canyon to Lake Taminah. The peak is prominent and on the SW side of the lake. Scramble around the North side of the lake to approach allow ~30 min from the lake.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.8 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Mount Wister in the evening sun.

Northwest Arete 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Wyoming : Grand Teton National Park : ... : Mount Wister
An interesting climb with many options and opportunities for adventure. I will describe the 12 pitches at around 5.10 that we found, refer to the "Teton Range" bible, or SP for other descriptions. P1 5.9Climb orangish broken up rock through a corner. Odd moves, lots of lichen.P2 5.8Right trending up a dirty chimney. At times chimney turns to left facing OW crack and back to chimney. P3-4 5.7Right up easier ground with interspersed grass ending at a huge gendarme.P5 5.8Follow a crack for abou...[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

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Rock Climbing Photo: Mount Wister in early July. Veiled peak can be see...
BETA PHOTO: Mount Wister in early July. Veiled peak can be see...

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