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Along the way, Teewinot to Owen, winter.


The eastern most peak of the Cathedral Group, Teewinot dominates the view from both the Jenny lake campground and visitors area and the Lupine Meadows parking lot where it completely eclipses the Grand Teton. The abrupt view from the summit of the north face of the Grand and the east side of Mt Owen is, to understate the case, inspiring -- Rossiter used it for the cover of his select guidebook.

Getting There 

Most ascents will be via the east face starting at the Lupine Meadows parking lot.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.9 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Teewinot

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Teewinot:
East Face   4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b     Alpine, Grade III   
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Featured Route For Teewinot
Rock Climbing Photo: View of the route from about 9500'.

East Face 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b  Wyoming : Grand Teton National Park : Teewinot
Much more demanding as a cardio undertaking than as a technical one, this climb is a must do for the inspiring views it provides. The ascent probably does not merit four stars, but the abrupt view from the top does.From the north end of the Lupine Meadows parking lot, take either of two trails (they quickly merge) which head towards Teewinot. The trail is quite smooth and well graded. Encounter the first of the 18 infamous switchbacks after about 1/2 an hour then follow these, mostly through s...[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

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Rock Climbing Photo: Teewinot and Jenny Lake from Grand Teton.
Teewinot and Jenny Lake from Grand Teton.
Rock Climbing Photo: Crooked Thumb on Teewinot
Crooked Thumb on Teewinot
Rock Climbing Photo: Teewinot from Jenny Lake
Teewinot from Jenny Lake

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