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This is a crazy place! Although currently home to just one classic problem, there is likely potential for more.

Getting There 

This is a long hallway-like cave on the northeastern side of Md. Woodson. To get there, hike up to Md. Woodson, hike up to its summit, and head right. This cave appears as a pile of boulders that is visually distinct from the dome itself.

Climbing Season

For the Vedauwoo area.

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

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

Featured Route For The Asylum

Oddball V9 7C  Wyoming : Vedauwoo : ... : The Asylum
This is a very intimidating and proud, wide crack highball. There are two versions, one that climbs into The Asylum and one that climbs out. Appropriately, the one that climbs into The Asylum is a little crazy. For this one, start outside of The Asylum on perfect hands above head level and climb down into The Asylum. The crux is the lip, and for me this was in the neighborhood of difficulty of Eight Ounces to Freedom, but with a potential backslap an uncomfortable distance onto ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

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