Rock Climbing Wyoming: The Best Routes in the Cowboy State

Rock Climbing Wyoming: The Best Routes in the Cowboy State


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493016129
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 06/07/2016
Series: How To Climb Series
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,039,684
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Sam Lightner Jr. is a published author and writer, having written for such publications as Outside, Adventure Traveler, Rock and Ice, and Climbing magazine, among others. He has published six books on climbing for a variety of publishers. He stars in the Outdoor Life Network show Batu Lawi: Tower of Borneo and has made other television and radio appearances.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

Introduction ix

Wyoming Climbing Areas xii

Wyoming Bouldering Areas xiii

How to Use This Book xvi

Be a Good Ambassador: Dealing with Landowners and Land Managers xxi

Climbing Dangers and Safety xxiii

Planning for the Weather xxiv

Map Legend/Topo Legend xxvi

1 Vedauwoo 1

The Nautilus 6

Holdout 12

Main Wall 17

2 Fremont Canyon 25

Bridge Area 32

Bridge Area North Side 36

Bridge Area South Side 37

Fremont Pinnacle 38

Pathfinder Dam (aka Honemaster Wall) 43

3 Granite Mountains 46

Lankin Dome 49

Cranner Rock 56

4 Sinks Canyon 65

Scud Wall 72

Killer Cave Area 74

Addiction Buttress 80

Square Top Boulder 81

5 Wild Iris 83

OK Corral 86

Wild Iris Main Wall 99

6 Jackson Hole 114

Blacktail Butte 118

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort 123

7 Swift Creek Spire 137

North Face 138

South Face 140

8 Cody Area (The Island) 141

The Island 146

9 Ten Sleep Canyon 162

Mondo Beyondo 167

The Ark 180

Leigh Creek 185

10 South Piney Creek Canyon 193

Trailside Wall 198

The Bermuda Triangle and Mytho Wall 204

11 Devils Tower 207

South East Face 215

West Face 222

Bibliography 227

Route Name Index 228

Rated Route Index 236

About the Author 245

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