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Post Creek  


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Submitted By: Trevor Bowman on Jan 3, 2008
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Description 

The best concentration of routes in the canyon lies on the dolomite cliffs above the Post Creek trailhead. There are six recorded climbs, although only four will be visible from the parking area. From the parking area, a stiff uphill hike of about 30 minutes leads to these climbs. The hike starts out mellow enough, following incipient trails to the first large bench, the final hill below the climbs is steep and involves some bushwhacking depending upon the line taken.

Getting There 

This is the lowest area in Shell for ice climbing. There is a small trailhead on the right (if coming up from Shell) marked by a Forest Service sign. Park here.

Climbing Season



Weather station 19.6 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Post Creek:
Post Creek Falls   WI3-     Ice, 3 pitches, 220'   
Skinny Sister   WI3+     Ice, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Post Creek
The Skinny Sister.

Skinny Sister WI3+  WY : Shell Canyon : Post Creek
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By Trevor Bowman
From: Sheridan, WY
Dec 25, 2009
Finally got back up to these climbs two weeks ago (mid-Dec. 09) and they were in the best shape I'd seen them! The combination of the Three Sisters provides an excellent introductory day on ice; you can work right to left to gradually increase the difficulty.