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Buck Mt. is the southernmost crystalline peak of the Tetons and, as the highest peak south of the Garnet Canyon group, offers stellar views of the southern Tetons as well as the main summits. It is easily climbed from the east but also offers more difficult routes on it's steeper northern or southern faces. Buck is also a favorite ski summit.
Buck Mt. can be approached several ways; the north face is approached by way of the rugged south fork of Avalanche Cyn, the southern and western routes by the Skyline Trail over Static Pk and the "No-Wood" basin. The popular eastern routes are accessed via Stewart Draw as follows:
2 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Buck Mt.:
East Face 3rd 1- 1 I M 1a Trad, Alpine, Grade II
East Ridge 4th 1 2 I M 1b Trad, Alpine, Grade II
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East Ridge 4th 1 2 I M 1b WY : Grand Teton National Park : Buck Mt.
From Timberline Lk the whole route is visible. Hike over to the gully that descends south from the eastern toe of the east ridge. The gully is nasty so, after ascending it for 100' or so, exit left on ledges to a gentle bench as per the east face route. From there, one can climb directly to the East Ridge on slabs west of the gully. When the East Ridge is reached, turn left (west) and follow the crest of the ridge to the summit. Small difficulties can often be circumvented to the south. At ...[more] Browse More Classics in WY
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