St. Lawrence Basin Rock Climbing
The St. Lawrence Basin, on Shoshone land, and approached from the east, is some of the wildest and most remote reaches I have ever visited in the Wind River Range. On our first trip in August 1988, Fred Beckey said, "we're probably the first white people ever in here". I laughed, but suspect, he was certainly correct in regards to the first "climbers" in that remote east facing Wolverine Cirque.
Get a Reservation visitors permit from any hardware store before driving up from the valley floor from the likes of Dubois.
Weather station 21.4 miles from here
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Featured Route For St. Lawrence Basin
Wolverine Peak, The Wolverine Shield 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
: Wind River Range
: St. Lawrence Basin
This took perseverence and adaptation to overcome the obstacles we faced to finally reach the summit of "The Wolverine Shield". The first attempt was in August 1988 on a trip with Franziska Garrett and Fred Beckey. Franziska and I bivied (unplanned) atop Pitch #6, the next morning we continued to Pitch #7, where exhausted (mostly thirsty and had shivered most the night away), we retreated.In August 1997, Fred Beckey, Franziska, Kris Pietryga, and I returned. Kris and I had a portaled...[more] Browse More Classics in Wyoming