Grand Teton Climber's Log

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Darren9

Darren9 - Jul 7, 2013 7:04 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2013

The Grand Ascent  Sucess!

Sierra Mountaineering Group successfully put 10 climbers on the Grand via the Exum Ridge and Owen Spalding Route. Rainy, cloudy weather plagued our ascent the two days before. Our patience was rewarded with a perfect, cloudless day and some fun moderate climbing on both ice and rock. What an amazing mountain and a true American classic.

APK - Jun 10, 2013 11:13 pm Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2012

Owen Spalding  Sucess!

Free-Solo Dayhike. Definitely not 5.4 by CA standards. More 4/5 class for the 600'. Lots of smoke from fires.

haishan

haishan - Mar 13, 2013 1:15 am Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2012

Interesting day  Sucess!

Rained on during the approach from the Meadows, it started clearing at dawn so we got onto the Lower Exum. Started raining harder on p2, so we bailed into Wall St gully. Clearing again as we intersected the descent trail, so we continued up Owen-Spaulding, and took the Wittich Crack around a log jam. Total white-out on the summit, and an uneventful descent. Would really like to get back up there...

mtneering

mtneering - Feb 14, 2013 9:46 pm

Wyoming tour

12700 ft high point on Exum :(

must return

kylefrowe - Jan 6, 2013 1:12 pm Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2012

upper exum  Sucess!

Clouds rolled in early made for a quick pace on most groups

Fletch

Fletch - Nov 30, 2012 3:30 pm Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2012

Awesome trip  Sucess!

Upper Exum with my brother and friends. Could not have been a nicer time.

PanamaRed

PanamaRed - Sep 29, 2012 6:53 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2008

Owen Spaulding  Sucess!

Climbed the OS back when i was a Sophmore in high school. It was my time in the tetons, and after that i was hooked. Since then i have climbed both the Upper Exum(twice) and the Direct Petzoldt routes on the Grand, and hope to do many more routes!

TheNobleSunfish

TheNobleSunfish - Sep 25, 2012 6:41 pm Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2012

Upper Exum  Sucess!

Amazing climb! Nailed the eye of the needle in the dark thanks to some excellent beta from another climber at the upper saddle. Got lost for an hour trying to find Wall street in the dark, but otherwise all wonderful in perfect conditions.

bedellympian

bedellympian - Sep 11, 2012 1:14 am Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2012

Direct Exum  Sucess!

Direct Exum, 21 hours car to car. Lead p1 and 3-6 on Lower. Combined p3&4 and p5&6 for 4 pitches total. Soloed Upper in approach shoes. Buddy forgot his harness so I gave him mine and climbed in a makeshift sling harness.

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Aug 30, 2012 2:29 am Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2012

OS Route  Sucess!

Fantastic first 5th class alpine climb!

km_donovan

km_donovan - Aug 20, 2012 5:32 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2012

Upper Exum Ridge  Sucess!

A long day with the hike back to the trail head. Finished up on "The Horse" (5.6?) which leads to the summit.

TimB

TimB - Aug 15, 2012 12:19 pm Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2012

Os from the lower saddle

Got a late start and bailed at the upper saddle. Had a bad thunderstorm roll through that afternoon, which, as slow as I was, would have put me and my guide right in the middle of.
Want to get back soon and try it again.

Brian C

Brian C - Aug 12, 2012 11:50 am Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2012

Direct Exum Ridge  Sucess!

Snuck up although the forecast wasn't so hot. Weather ended up holding splendidly. Lower Exum is steep, sustained and amazing. Soloed Upper Exum. Great first time in the Tetons!

SarahThompson

SarahThompson - Aug 12, 2012 11:30 am Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2012

Upper Exum  Sucess!

Upper Exum from camp at Lower Saddle. Scrambled most of it. Led the crux friction pitch. Easy but fun.

KirkSchly

KirkSchly - Aug 11, 2012 11:55 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2012

Upper Exum  Sucess!

Great day, a bit hazy but otherwise perfect. Great route

Super Dave

Super Dave - Aug 8, 2012 11:57 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2012

Oh Yes Route  Sucess!

Great climb up the OS Route. Only made it to the upper saddle the first day, but came back to summit the next day in spite of some ominous weather in the morning. Trip Report

SawtoothSean

SawtoothSean - Aug 3, 2012 1:53 am Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2012

Direct Exum  Sucess!

What a great route- steep climbing on the Lower with easier climbing on the Upper. Stayed in Meadows and it was 13 hrs RT for us and that was with 2 hrs of waiting for the group ahead of us- ugh!

Norman

Norman - Jul 28, 2012 1:15 am Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2012

The Grand  Sucess!

Upper Exum route...lived up to the reports, doable, but quite the climb...great climb.

vanman798

vanman798 - Jul 23, 2012 6:26 pm Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2012

Upper Exum  Sucess!

Left Lupine trailhead at midnight, hit the saddle by 5 am, and the peak by 11:00 am (yes we were slow, and there was some traffic on the route). Back to the trailhead at 6pm (again, yes we were slow). Awesome mountain and fun route (Upper Exum).

punchline

punchline - Jul 15, 2012 8:03 pm Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2012

Grand Teton - OS Route  Sucess!

Hid in the caves for awhile on 7/11/12 to wait out a late morning thunderstorm. Stayed at the Lower Saddle and then up the next morning. Beautiful day, uneventful and a fun rappel.

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