Bomber Mountain Climber's Log

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rvancleave - Aug 1, 2022 11:22 am Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2022

Via Mistymoon  Sucess!

6 hours 30 minutes one way from Mistymoon Lake. 11 hour and 15 minute summit day. Much tougher than i expected but my 10 year old dog made it all the way to the top!


jamesmc2 - Aug 16, 2021 6:41 am Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2021

The BOMB!  Sucess!

Interesting peak with the plane wreckage. Climbed up through the boulders to the actual summit.


221wyo - Jun 6, 2014 3:17 am Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2011

good times  Sucess!

lots of fun. might take a fishing pole next time.


WyomingSummits - Dec 30, 2012 11:44 pm

Nice climb

Would like to do the Bomber/Cloud Peak connecting spine


SLinehan88 - Sep 15, 2010 7:49 pm Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2010

No go

Fresh snow from the day before made this climb too difficult for me. After slipping and sliding my way up the steepest section, I turned around several hundred feet below the summit. Still a beautiful day in the mountains. Encountered some moose by Lake Helen on the way up and on the way back down. I'll be back.


wyopeakMike - Dec 13, 2009 8:50 pm

didn't see the bomber  Sucess!

In 2000 I spent a week at Mistymoon Lake. I hiked up Cloud and then Bomber a few days later. The view of Cloud Peak is awesome. I remember the hike up Bomber as having more boulder fields to walk upon then almost anywhere. It is almost like you don't see dirt, only solid chunks of rock. A great hike in a beautiful area. Cloud Peak was busy, I did not see a soul on Bomber Mtn, but I did not see the bomber wreckage either.


WyomingSummits - Dec 30, 2012 11:43 pm

Re: didn't see the bomber

The wreckage is due north from Lake Florrence if I remember correctly. The wreckage is not on the summit. :)

goatbreath - Nov 25, 2009 3:13 am Date Climbed: Nov 11, 1997

soda straw coloirs  Sucess!

there are 3 narrow ice coloirs on N. face. I have no idea how many times they have been climbed. Bill Alexander and I did one in 1997. Who wants to do the others? These features may not always exist. I have seen them in winter and in June. It was water ice at the top. Call Clay Jenkins 307-674-8847 to do the next two.


wyomingwapiti - Jun 17, 2008 9:32 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2006

wyomingwapiti  Sucess!

Great time w/ good friends climbing to the summit of er Mountain then checked out the plane wreckage on the way down from the summit.

wiles335i - Sep 6, 2007 8:41 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2006

bomber Mountain take 1

almost successfull, but could not find the wreck. Went up north east of lake forence, then mostly north stopped when the mountain did, at 12,800. Saw later there is a 12840 point west of where I was about 1/2mile. Suspect wreck is over on the western ridge. Darn that bomber mountain top is large. Going back in 2008 to try again.

Aceshark - Apr 18, 2010 11:19 am

Re: bomber Mountain take 1

Did you find the wreckage in 2008? Do you know are there maps available for the climb to bomber mountain? Thanks Greg.


conan5351 - Sep 23, 2006 3:25 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2006

Through Florence Lake

It was a harder climb than Cloud Peak which we did the day before, but it was very rewarding.

Rocker Paully

Rocker Paully - Aug 7, 2006 12:07 am Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2006

Route: Florence Lake then N Ridge  Sucess!

Climbed it after seeing the B-17. Went up the wrong summits 2 times and finally found the right one and signed the register.

wyomountaineer - Nov 8, 2005 3:47 pm

Route Climbed: standard Date Climbed: July 2004

I did a speed hike up to the bomber shot some pics and back in about 8 hours from Bald Ridge. The route was shorter than going in through West Tensleep, but I think slower due to rough jeep road in and the extra elevation gain on the way out.


keenez01 - Jul 26, 2005 6:28 pm

Route Climbed: standard route Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2004  Sucess!

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