Matternought Peak Rock Climbing
Matternought Peak rises above the northwestern end of Taminah Lake in Avalanche Canyon's north branch. This peak is mainly just a lower isolated buttress spur, off the southern edge of the high ridge between Cloudveil Dome and South Teton, but it contains a number of scrambles and rock routes, and does possess an independent summit.
Depending on the route of choice, head north or northwest from Taminah Lake, up the talus slopes and chutes on the east or west sides of the base. Traversing in from the west, from Snowdrift Lake, is also an option.
Weather station 6.9 miles from here
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Classic Climbing Routes in Matternought Peak
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Matternought Peak:
Featured Route For Matternought Peak
Taminah Arete 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WY
: Grand Teton National Park
: ... : Taminah Arete
A fine route in a wild setting, with great exposure and a couple of interesting pitches, ending at a summit. Described by Ortenburger and Jackson (1996). Also on summitpost.com, and also mentioned in a recent issue of Climbing (September 2009, #278).P1: 5.9. Start up a stemming corner. This leads to an orange face crossed by some cracks. We went up the leftmost splitter, which turned out to be about 20 feet of nothing but purple...[more] Browse More Classics in WY
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By Chris Wenker
From: Santa Fe
Oct 3, 2011
Maybe an administrator could move the "Dem Bones Buttress" entry under this Matternought header, for organizational continuity?