Grand Teton Climber's Log

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highice - Sep 19, 2007 9:32 pm

upper exum  Sucess!

nice climb, great day and no people on the route

Scrambling Man

Scrambling Man - Sep 5, 2007 7:03 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2007

Grand  Sucess!

Great views from the King of the Tetons.

cackalackyclimber

cackalackyclimber - Sep 4, 2007 12:47 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2004

Owen-Spaulding  Sucess!

An enjoyable climb up and down the O-S route. I saw enough of guided climbing this day to know that I would never go on a guided group climb outside of the Himalaya.

1mvertical

1mvertical - Aug 28, 2007 1:32 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2007

Pownall-Glikey  Sucess!

Upper Exum for the finish. Good route, great exposure. Descended through the Sargent Chimneys back to the upper saddle.

atavist

atavist - Aug 28, 2007 1:48 am Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2007

direct exum  Sucess!

Enjoyed a windy day on the exposed Exum ridge. The climbing is never too difficult but always offers options to keep it exciting.

madsjim

madsjim - Aug 26, 2007 4:21 pm Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2007

Upper Exum  Sucess!

Left Lupine Meadows at 3:00 AM. We hit the step around on Wall Street around 8:00 AM, was nerve racking yet not too difficult. Not knowing the route too well slowed us down. I loved the Wind Tunnel, did not like the Friction Pitch and found an easy line past the Dihedral. Once on top of the ridge, we travesed over to Sargents Couloir on the OS and made it too the top. Very long day!

jaypisano

jaypisano - Aug 22, 2007 12:52 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2007

Best climb yet  Sucess!

Climbed with Jackson Hole Mountain Guides via Pownall/Gilkey as part of Summit for Someone. Parts of the route were iced over which made things interesting. JHMG was amazing- highly recommended if going guided.

SundanceKid203

SundanceKid203 - Aug 22, 2007 1:00 am Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2007

Owen Spalding  Sucess!

A great peak! We lucked out with great weather except for an occasional snow shower on the summit. Refer to my trip report for more details.

pdeangeli

pdeangeli - Aug 17, 2007 4:16 pm Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2007

Upper Exum  Sucess!

Exum guide Brian H took us up with beautiful moonset and sunrise.

Sara_Matisse

Sara_Matisse - Aug 11, 2007 12:15 pm

OS Route  Sucess!

Tried to bring my (new to climbing boyfriend) up the route - but he was not comfortable with his abilities.. Ended up hooking up with two boys from Texas. One of the two got sick and we sent him down. Ended up having a great day with Gregg (who after we got off route by traversing almost all the way to the North side of the Grand) had to warm my frozen hands up before we completed the climb in less than an hour.
Super fun day - would love to back and do the Exum Ridge... maybe someone can talk the park service into shortening those -way to long- switch backs on the approach :D

bolojm

bolojm - Aug 7, 2007 1:54 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2007

Upper Exum  Sucess!

Climbed with Aaron, Barry and Cinda...bivied at the Moraine and had a long but fun day. The V-pitch was my favorite! Weather was good except for a few sprinkles descending between the Upper Saddle and Lower Saddle. Thanks to Christian and Adam for letting us join ropes on the raps...very cool of you! And good job to you doing the Complete Exum car-to-car that day!!

reboyles

reboyles - Jul 29, 2007 9:32 pm

Upper Exum

After getting snowed off the N. Ridge we punted and soloed the Upper Exum. Have climbed the Smith Otter Body, N. Ridge, Upper and lower Exum and Underhill. Been on top 7 times.

reboyles

reboyles - Jul 29, 2007 9:30 pm

Upper Exum  Sucess!

We solo downclimbed the Upper Exum after climbing the Smith/Otterbody route on the S. Face.

blackcoffee

blackcoffee - Jul 25, 2007 2:55 am Date Climbed: Aug 16, 1993

Owen-Spaulding  Sucess!

Bivied at Lower Saddle. The chimneys on the upper part of the route were iced up, making for a much more interesting climb than the guidebook description would suggest.

Dan Dalton

Dan Dalton - Jul 15, 2007 8:29 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2007

First Time on the Grand  Sucess!

My partner bailed so I went solo. My first technical alpine climb that I soloed! Great time, although a long day!

mtn ear

mtn ear - Jul 15, 2007 5:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2007

Upper Exum  Sucess!

Great route on a great mountain coinciding beautifully with great weather and great partners (Kevin, Joshua and Geno).

rasgoat

rasgoat - Jul 9, 2007 12:47 am Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2007

Classic  Sucess!

What a monster! climbed Upper Exum, a classic indeed!

chugach mtn boy

chugach mtn boy - Jun 27, 2007 4:25 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1979

Owen-Spaulding  Sucess!

With Margaret Pratt. A classic.
Done again with SPer kennedy3 on 8/25/2012.

Jim Carr - Jun 15, 2007 2:25 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2005

Upper Exum  Sucess!

Fantastic climb.

MoabPeakBagger

MoabPeakBagger - Jun 9, 2007 8:29 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2004

upper exum  Sucess!

summitted via Upper Exum Ridge in a frightening building thunderstorm. The single best climb I've ever done.

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