Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New - School of Rock
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Deep Lake Area

Select Area...
East Temple Peak 
Haystack Mountain 
Lost Temple Spire 
Steeple Peak 

Deep Lake Area 


Photos: Recent | Best | Popular
Elevation: 10,500'
Page Views: 105,311
Administrators: Mike Snyder, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Ben Mottinger on May 26, 2006
Forecast:
Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon
Partly Cloudy
85° | 41°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
60° | 43°
Partly Cloudy
64° | 45°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
67° | 45°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
59° | 44°
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [1 person likes this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!
reflections

Description 

A beautiful area that is near Cirque of the Towers so it's a good addition if you have the time. There are several peaks for climbing, but it seems that Haystack has the most routes.

Probably less crowded than the cirque if you want seclusion. Mosquitoes can be nasty--bring some repellant.


Getting There 

Approach as for the Cirque, but at Big Sandy Lake, keep going along the NE side of the lake to a trail that heads up toward Clear Lake and then Deep Lake. The camping at Clear Lake offers some nice trees and looks preferrable to the Deep Lake site that is above treeline.


17 Total Routes


['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',3],['5.9',3],['5.10',8],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Deep Lake Area:
North Face   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 600'   Haystack Mountain
Railroad Tracks   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 800'   Haystack Mountain
North Ridge   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 650'   Steeple Peak
Central Corner   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches   Haystack Mountain
Minor Dihedral   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1000'   Haystack Mountain
Southwest arete   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches   Lost Temple Spire
Southern Wall Left   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 8 pitches, 1000'   Haystack Mountain
Browse More Classics in Deep Lake Area

Featured Route For Deep Lake Area
A good topo drawn by Justin Griffin

Lowe-Spark 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c A0  WY : Wind River Range : ... : Haystack Mountain
The Lowe-Spark is a free var of an old Jeff Lowe aid line. This route has it all from steep roofs to super thin face climbing. By far one of the best alpine rock routes in the US!! This thing needs to get some traffic. FFA Team -- Justin Griffin, Hayden Kennedy and Kyle Dempster September 2013P1: 5.6R corner to slab climbing with not much gear to a good ledge. P2: 5.9R face climbing. From the belay ledge trend left until a thin crack leads back right -- some Jeff Lowe pitons are on this pitch, c...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

Local Information for Deep Lake Area
Photos of Deep Lake Area Slideshow Add Photo
Looking across Deep Lake to the Cirque.
Looking across Deep Lake to the Cirque.
liz donley pumps water at deep lake
liz donley pumps water at deep lake
(L to R) Haystack, steeple peak and Lost Temple Spire is in front of East Temple Peak
BETA PHOTO: (L to R) Haystack, steeple peak and Lost Temple Sp...
Temple Peak across Deep Lake.
Temple Peak across Deep Lake.
the weather moves in
the weather moves in
Deep Lake area. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Deep Lake area.
Photo by Blitzo.
ahh
ahh
Looking south from Haystack toward Deep Lake
Looking south from Haystack toward Deep Lake
From North Lake.
From North Lake.
Deep Lake area. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Deep Lake area.
Photo by Blitzo.
crooked rainbow ;(
crooked rainbow ;(
Comments on Deep Lake Area Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -