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Climbing in the Tetons?

Postby Headwall5 » Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:43 pm

Does anyone know any websites that could give me any information about climbing in the Teton Range? Any websites would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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Re: Climbing in the Tetons?

Postby blazebo » Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:51 pm

Exum guides .com

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Re: Climbing in the Tetons?

Postby zdero1 » Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:53 pm

Numerous TRs on 14ers.com too! Just search for the peak you are interested in doing in the TR section. I'm here now and the views are even hazier than in Colorado :(

Re: Climbing in the Tetons?

Postby heather14 » Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:54 pm

I found this one to be helpful. http://tetonclimbing.blogspot.com/

Other than this blog, I didn't find a site with a lot of info when I was planning a climbing trip there. You might want to checkout A Climber's Guide to the Teton Range by Ortenburger & Jackson. This book contains a lot of good info so, I didn't search the web too much.
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Re: Climbing in the Tetons?

Postby Headwall5 » Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:01 pm

Thanks everyone! Any recommended routes/peaks?

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Re: Climbing in the Tetons?

Postby blazebo » Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:04 pm

Do the traverse. 10 peaks and a lifetime experience. If you are good on Rock do the full exum on the grand. Awesome day!

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Re: Climbing in the Tetons?

Postby Headwall5 » Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:10 pm

blazebo wrote:Do the traverse. 10 peaks and a lifetime experience. If you are good on Rock do the full exum on the grand. Awesome day!

Alright I'll definitely research those and see if I'm at that level haha.

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Re: Climbing in the Tetons?

Postby Brian C » Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:35 am

Summitpost and Mountainproject both have good Tetons pages. Surprised nobody has mentioned them.

Only route I've done in the Tetons was the complete Exum Ridge. Since you're a 5.10 leader I'd highly recommend it.
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Re: Climbing in the Tetons?

Postby HuskyRunner » Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:49 am

Did Guides Wall on Storm peak years ago, the crack pitch was a lot of fun.
http://www.mountainproject.com/v/guides-wall/105804246

2 classic 10's I've been wanting to do for years are Caveat Emptor and/or the Snaz, both in Death Canyon.
http://www.mountainproject.com/v/cathedral-buttress/105802920
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Re: Climbing in the Tetons?

Postby TravelingMatt » Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:36 am

Buck Mountain is a wonderful full-day, class 3 outing, and not quite as committing as "The Middle" or "The South".
So pleas'd at first the towering Alps we try,
Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky,
Th' increasing prospects tire our wand'ring eyes,
Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on Alps arise!
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Re: Climbing in the Tetons?

Postby its_not_a_tuba » Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:14 am

Not web based but I highly recommend the guide book "A Climbers Guide to the Teton Range". It maybe the best guide book I have ever seen covering an extraordinary array of routes, their history and amazing tid bits of information. It is what every other guide book aspires to be.

http://www.backcountrygear.com/the-mountaineers-a-climbers-guide-to-the-teton-range.html?gclid=CNDD-76E_rECFcHCKgodBXsAYg
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Re: Climbing in the Tetons?

Postby ClimbStewart » Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:41 pm

Here are a couple links to articles I wrote on my Climbing website about the Tetons, including a general overview and one with trip planning info. Awesome place to climb and so beautiful. A lot to go at so pick realistic objectives, especially for your first trip there...

Grand Teton Natl Park Climbing and Mountaineering
http://climbing.about.com/od/wheretoclimb/fr/Grand-Teton-National-Park-Climbing-And-Mountaineering.htm

Grand Teton Natl Park Trip Planning Info
http://climbing.about.com/od/wheretoclimb/fr/Grand-Teton-National-Park.htm

About the Grand Teton
http://climbing.about.com/od/mountainclimbing/a/Grand-Teton-Wyomings-Second-Highest-Mountain.htm

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