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The Ferris Mountains boast limestone palisades up to 450 feet high. The cliff band (or bands) are 4 or 5 miles long. I don't know of any development in the area except one very recent foray to them by myself and a friend (please post any other information you might have). The cliffs face south and the rock is generally quite clean, albeit sparsely featured on some faces. This area is very remote and will require a motivated team to develop new routes.
From Rawlins, WY, travel northwest on US Highway 287 about 45 miles. The cliffs are visible to the north from the highway. Turn off just before milepost 36 on a dirt road to the right with two black mailboxes and a yellow 55 gallon drum. This approach avoids driving through some heinous sand dunes. Stay on this road passing just near a ranch house (the ranchers are friendly but have asked that you stop and let them know what you are doing so you don't startle their cows by mistake) and head for the palisades. There are a few different roads that go to the cliffs, pick one and start adventuring.
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The Great Divide 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 4 pitches, 375'
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The Great Divide 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b WY : Ferris Mountains
Climbs up a steep limestone arete following 4 pitches. The rock is sparsely featured, allowing face climbing but with very little in the way of natural pro, hence the bolts. A safe, fun outing with great exposure and cool rock. This climb is an area classic, despite of the fact that it is the only route in the area.P1 Start just right of a small tunnel/cave entrance. This pitch traverses right passing 7 bolts. The tunnel/cave actually goes up all the way to the belay at the top of the first ...[more] Browse More Classics in WY
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