REI Community
Rainbow River Wall

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Laird's Layer Cake S 
Not Room for 2 TR 

Rainbow River Wall Rock Climbing 


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Elevation: 5,944'
Location: 42.18926, -105.34359 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 82
Administrators: Mike Snyder, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Dennis Horning on Apr 28, 2014
Forecast:
This Afternoon

73° | 50°
Thursday

82° | 49°
Friday

81° | 52°
Saturday

85° | 54°
Sunday

83° | 54°
Monday

83° | 53°
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: Rainbow River Wall's base in the waters of the Nor...

Description 

The Rainbow River Wall is is comprised of group of fins of metamorphic rocks that have vertical bedding planes. The fins are either schist to left end and gneiss to the right side. The fins jut into the North Laramie River varying amounts leaving the ends with two arete climbs and often a steep slab on the north side. The climbs begin just above the water of the river on anchors. Although these climbs can be lead they may be more practical for top roping because of the hanging start. The cliff tapers from about 100' on the left to 35' on the right.

Getting There 

Follow the hiking trail to river and proceed upstream until reaching the right end of the wall. From the climb's top anchors either rap in and belay the leader or TR with the belayer on top of the climb or have them standing in the water.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 3.0 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['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 Rainbow River Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Not Room 4 2 is a TR problem since there is no led...

Not Room for 2 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Wyoming : Laramie Range : ... : Rainbow River Wall
Not Room for 2 is a TR climb on a fin that has only anchor bolts at the base and nowhere is there a ledge for 2 people to sit except in the water. Furthermore a hanging belay is not Sport! on a one pitch climb so the route was left as a TR....[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

Comments on Rainbow River Wall 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