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.
A new direct start has been added to the Exum Arête route at Rocks Springs Buttress making an already classic climb even better. Get the beta, photos, and a printable topo... then go send!
"Knockin’ on the Sky" is a classic new 4-pitch mixed 5.12a at Rock Springs Buttress at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming. The climbing is made up of a mixture of well-protected sport with intermittent sections of moderate cracks. The route’s second-pitch crux is the obvious prize but all pitches are classic! A long, memorable, and safe route – a worthy challenge for capable teams. Checkout route photos and beta. Get inspired, then go send!
Watch the First Ascent video of "Whistle Pigs" (5.11a/b) is a classic, single-pitch (90-foot) sport route at Rock Springs Buttress in Jackson Hole, WY.
Download the free mini-guide to Scab Creek Buttress, a 400-foot granite crag with a complement of moderately rated multi-pitch traditional routes near Boulder, Wyoming. Most of these routes offer great protection and easy route finding. Scab Creek is sure to inspire dedicated climbers to venture higher into the Wind River Mountains.
Download a free climbing guide to Lizard Rocks – an easy-to-moderate sport and trad climbing crag near Pinedale, WY. The drive to Lizard Rocks is quick and the approach hike is short and painless. For the most part, the routes are safe and well suited for the beginner to moderate climber. Several of the climbs are family friendly.
Download a free mini-guide and take a climbing field to a new granite bouldering mecca near Boulder, Wyoming called The Galaxy. This up-and-coming area is every boulderer's dream playground - there are literally hundreds of easily accessible, and densely concentrated boulders within a one-to-fifteen minute approach.
Free downloadable mini-guide, photos, and map to Boulder Lake Domes. Above Boulder, WY’s, Boulder Lake Trailhead and summer homes, near the edge of the Wilderness Boundary, is a cluster of large granite domes. Although these rock formations have always had obvious climbing potential, they've manage to remain relatively unexplored until 2010. There's still a lot left to be explored but here's some beta to get you started.
An introduction (getting there, routes, map, photos) to the ice climbing opportunities on Fremont Lake in Pinedale, Wyoming.