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Taminah Arete 

Matternought Peak  


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Elevation: 11,360'
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Submitted By: Chris Wenker on Oct 3, 2011
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Description 

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.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.9 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Matternought Peak:
Taminah Arete   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 8 pitches, 1000'   Taminah Arete
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Featured Route For Matternought Peak
Taminah Arete (5.9), Matternought Peak, Grand Teton National Park, WY.

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?