The Little Sandy area of the Wind River Range is seldom explored by climbers, and will probably remain that way due to the arduous nature of the approach. However, your reward is a pristine alpine playground of untrammeled meadows, gorgeous granite, and solitude. Bring an adventurous mindset.
Follow the directions in Joe Kelsey's guidebook carefully to the Sweetwater Gap/Little Sandy Lake trailhead.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Little Sandy Valley:
Aristeia 5.9 R Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 500 feet, Grade III Continental Towers : North Continental Tower
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Continental Drifters 5.11a WY : Wind River Range : ... : South Continental Tower
Amazing rock, varied climbing, outstanding setting and seclusion all speak in favor of this route!P1: Wander up slabby rock to a right-facing corner. Climb it to near the top and set a belay on a small ledge/stance out right. 5.8, 180'P2: Leave the main right facing corner to access a nicer crack to the left shortly after leaving the belay. As the crack ends, move back right into the main right facing corner and continue to a stance beneath a downward-pointing flake that forms a small roof. Bela...[more] Browse More Classics in WY