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The Bridge Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The Bridge area provides one of the shortest approaches in the canyon. The rock quality in general is alright, but the first 5-10 ft can be crummy in places. The bridge has moderate level climbing, providing either a well bolted face or solid gear.

Getting There 

Found about 1/2 mile from the trail head on both sides of the river around the bridge leading to the cave.

Climbing Season

For the Tongue River Canyon area.

Weather station 6.7 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',2],['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]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Water Rights as seen from the trail

Water Rites 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Wyoming : Eastern Big Horns : ... : The Bridge
Water Rites starts up a vertical, pocketed face, which leads to a bulge at the 4th bolt (1st crux), Climb left on a smooth hand ledge and continue up and through the roof (2nd crux) with a committing throw for a ledge above the roofs 1st bolt. There are cold shuts below the roof, so if you want to clip them, use a runner. The 1st shuts were done because the key roof pocket drips water. The first accent was done when the pocket was wet so don't be discouraged if it is. Things might dry u...[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

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