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Tears of a Clown area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 47.88424, -112.71729 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brian Thompson on Apr 27, 2017
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Description 

Tears of a Clown has afternoon sun. It is a large 400-500ft slab of limestone. The Tears of a clown climbing route runs up the center of the prominent slab. It has fun movement on 5.7 slab (some variations possible).

Getting There 

Travel up the Teton Canyon Rd to the Cave Mountain turn. Cross the bridge and park in the primitive camping area on the left. Walk downstream past the metal gate until you reach the base of the cliff. Clear trail leads there.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 12.1 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Featured Route For Tears of a Clown area
Rock Climbing Photo: Top of third pitch. Slab for days above.

Tears of a Clown 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Montana : North Fork Teton River Cany... : Tears of a Clown area
There is an optional 5.9 start on the steep bolted face right out of the bank of the river. Balance on flakes to gain the slab then follow run out cold shuts to a set of anchors. There are anchors at the end of the 5.9 section, but it is better to run past them to the next set 90ft up. Next pitch traverse under the roof for 100' to a single cold shut below two roofs. Belay from this easy ground for the next pitch. that goes through both roofs (or around if you want to keep i...[more]   Browse More Classics in Montana

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