The South Continental Tower, rightmost in the group of three, contains the best of what alpine granite has to offer: splitter cracks, beautiful golden knobs and chickenheads, and outstanding exposure. Plenty of room for other routes, probably at a pretty high level of difficulty.
From the Little Sandy Valley, hike up to a broad bench with a couple of tarns and continue up to the toe of the buttress on talus and slabs.
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Continental Drifters 5.11a Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 1100 feet, Grade IV
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Continental Drifters 5.11a WY : Wind River Range : ... : South Continental Tower
Amazing rock, varied climbing, outstanding setting and seclusion all speak in favor of this route!P1: Wander up slabby rock to a right-facing corner. Climb it to near the top and set a belay on a small ledge/stance out right. 5.8, 180'P2: Leave the main right facing corner to access a nicer crack to the left shortly after leaving the belay. As the crack ends, move back right into the main right facing corner and continue to a stance beneath a downward-pointing flake that forms a small roof. Bela...[more] Browse More Classics in WY