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Guide's Wall - 5.8 popular

Average Rating = 4.38/5 Average Rating : 4.38 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.88/5
  Rock Quality 4.12/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.38/5

Description:

One of the very best pure rock climbs in the Tetons. Tons of variations- classic route has a crux final pitch of 5.8, with a few great pitches of 5.7 leading up to it. There have been tons of excellent harder variations done, however, and all are worth doing. Check out Climber's Guide to the Teton Range and 50 Teton Classics. Get on it early to beat the crowds.

Submitted by: alpinerockfiend on 2004-04-28
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Route ID: 36942

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jasile on 2016-07-04 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars best scenery

this is the route that all other scenery will be measured against. Just gorgeous.

Added: 2016-08-23

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lucander on 2009-08-13 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Guide's Wall

A fine route but not the caliber expected given its inclusion in Richard DuMais' "Great American Rock Climbs." Got hopelessly jammed up behind a party of 4 (wtf?) to do the reportedly classic 5.9+ finger crack on the fifth pitch. It wasn't worth the wait but that section's reputation was the primary factor in route selection that day.

Added: 2009-08-18

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Climber79 on 2009-07-20 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Good rock and pretty easy.

Nice climb, really not sustained and nice.
We did the left 5.10c variation for the last pitch, which is hard to protect, but not that hard. Again, not really sustained... but still nice !

Added: 2009-08-08

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: william1957 on 1976-07-13 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars old climbers

When I climbed this route 33 years ago I remember a whole bunch of people backed up on the crux pitch. I also remember a climber in another in another party that was at least 60 years old. I was very impatient and he seemed to be very nervous. In 1991 the last time that I live in Jackson my landlord boss a surgeon at the hospital in Jackson fell off the crux all the way down to the belay spot and lived. I got to meet the surgon(he was old) because I had done a little work for him. Man was he fuck up. My land lord was really bummed out because she was never was going to get a job again that payed as much as she made working for the surgon



Added: 2009-07-13

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: quas on 1994-08-12 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars 1994

Good warm up.

Added: 2008-10-22

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