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This peak dominates the upper Clark's Fork valley and has been a landmark summit since the earliest western explorations. Along with neighboring Index Peak, they present some real difficulties in reaching the top.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Pilot Peak:
Standard Route, Southwest Face 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b R Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 500'
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Standard Route, Southwest Face 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b R WY : Absaroka Range : Pilot Peak
We regard this a classic route not for the great climbing -- it's pretty chossy -- but because the peak itself is worthy of such a label. This is one good way to attain the summit. The route traverses completely across the south face on the huge ledge at the base of the final imposing cliffs. Towards the far, east, end there are a couple of narrow places with some exposed downclimbing to cross. From just shy of the southeast end of the peak, turn up through scree and trend left when ...[more] Browse More Classics in WY
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