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By mike526
From schaumburg
Jul 12, 2012
Been researching a bit about this route as I would like to climb it either this year by mid September or wait till next summer. Seems that the route finding and exposure are the big factors on this climb and that the approach is the hardest part. Was hoping anyone who has done this could shed some light or share info or tips for this climb.

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By Mike Collier
Jul 12, 2012
Teton Rock Climbs - A Digital Guidebook is a good one... lots of good photos of the approach, climb and decent.

tetonrockclimbs.com/

You could also camp at the lower saddle and be ready to go by 3:30am... then follow other climbers on the approach. Once you get to Wall Street the route finding is relatively easy.

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By Chris Owen
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From La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Jul 12, 2012
There's more than one use for an Ice Hammer. Lake ...
If you solo it you'll have to figure out a way down without the rappel, or bum a ride on someone's rope. Summer afternoon downpours may leave a coating of ice on the route if the temperature crashes. Try and get a reserved camp site as high up the mouton as you can. Good luck camping on the Lower Saddle.

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By Martin le Roux
From Superior, CO
Jul 12, 2012
Stairway to Heaven
If you haven't already done so, have a look at yomingwhiskey.net .

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By Eric Engberg
Jul 12, 2012
Mike Collier wrote:
Teton Rock Climbs - A Digital Guidebook is a good one... lots of good photos of the approach, climb and decent. tetonrockclimbs.com/ You could also camp at the lower saddle and be ready to go by 3:30am... then follow other climbers on the approach. Once you get to Wall Street the route finding is relatively easy.


If you end up on Wall Street while trying to do the O-S you are seriously off route.

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By frank wyman
Jul 13, 2012
There will be many people camping on the saddle, sign up for Petezolts caves and leave your non-climbing stuff there. route finding is easy,follow the crowds, belly roll has exposure, watch for faster partys, pretty much 4th class..

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By mozeman
Jul 17, 2012
owen spalding never dabbled in the stock market if you catch my drift........

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By Nick Stayner
From Billings, MT
Jul 17, 2012
Nick Stayner near the crux. Ryan Minton photo.
That yomingwhiskey.net link is a pretty sweet resource!

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