A classic boulder problem can turn you mad, to the point that you keep going back. In the summer of 2014, I explored some poorly documented boulders. I soon found myself driving there weekly from Jackson, Wyoming. I drove alone and sometimes with friends, regardless I always got beat up and had a fun time doing it. Welcome to Badger Creek Bouldering.
Sky Lounge is a classic new 5.11b sport route that charges up an independent path on the far left side of the Center Buttress at Rock Springs Buttress. The route's name-defining characteristic is a huge 2nd pitch belay ledge equipped with a built-in granite belay chair. Get the beta, download a free guide, then go climb!
Beautiful uncrowded landscapes and amazing rock can't make a bouldering trip worthwhile alone. It's character of the problems you climb that truly makes a bouldering trip memorable. Here are a few trip-worthy lines near Lander, Wyoming.