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Trail Lake Pinnacle AKA Goliath Spire

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Trail Lake Pinnacle AKA Goliath Spire Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.43963, -109.54461 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Eli Boardman on Jul 14, 2017
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Description 

This is an imposing sandstone pinnacle high to the west of the inlet to Trail Lake in the Torrey Creek Valley. It has approximately 50 feet of prominence to its western saddle, but the east and south faces are much larger and complex. The first recorded ascent was on February 21, 1971, by Joe Larsen. It has a summit register that shows a few ascents a year in recent years. There is a double bolt rap anchor with chains on the summit. As far as I can tell, the easiest route to the summit is "Mountaineer's Route," 5.8+.

Getting There 

From U.S. 287 outside Dubois, take C.R. 411 Trail Lake Road to the pullout at the head of Trail Lake. Stay on the road as you pass through the private property on Torrey Lake and Ring Lake. From the pullout at the head of Trail Lake, hike steeply uphill to the west until the pinnacle towers overhead.

Climbing Season

For the Wind River Range area.

Weather station 8.5 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['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: Trail Lake Pinnacle from the southeast
BETA PHOTO: Trail Lake Pinnacle from the southeast
Rock Climbing Photo: From the west--the left arete is the route "M...
From the west--the left arete is the route "M...
Rock Climbing Photo: Rap anchor on summit
BETA PHOTO: Rap anchor on summit

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