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East Fork Valley

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No Picnic for Old Men T 
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East Fork Valley 

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Elevation: 12,200'
Location: 42.84729, -109.33102 View Map  Incorrect?
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Midsummer dome


The Valley with Raid, Ambush, and MidSummer Dome. Never saw any other people when we were in there. Wind River Granite never ceases to amaze. Most of the good possibilities are North or East facing

Getting There 

Start at Big Sandy Opening and hike 14 miles. Consult map

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Fork Valley:
Southwest Face Midsummer's Dome   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 1000'   
Midsummer's Dome SSW   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 800'   
Ambush Plaisir   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1300'   
Son Of Raid   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 1150'   
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Couple of old guys having a picnic before the climb.

No Picnic for Old Men 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b PG13  WY : Wind River Range : East Fork Valley
I wanted to add this existing route, put in back in 1972, since there may be some confusion. In the 1994, Kelsey guidebook, it was called "North Buttress Left". In the new guidebook, (2013), it is re-named "No Picnic for Old Men".In 2011, I repeated the route with Jim Donini, and Joe Kelsey was camping with us. He suggested I re-name the route, which seemed appropriate, at the time; hence the new name.I might add that Joe Kelsey named it as a "classic" route, for it's grade, in both gu...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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10 year old Todd Wolfe bouldering in paradise (East Fork Valley, Wind River Range)
10 year old Todd Wolfe bouldering in paradise (Eas...
Jeff leading up the SW side of Midsummer's dome in August of 2009.
Jeff leading up the SW side of Midsummer's dome in...
East Fork Valley view from the South
East Fork Valley view from the South
No motorized devices allowed - drill  by hand please.
BETA PHOTO: No motorized devices allowed - drill by hand plea...
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