Climbing Areas Archives: Ten Sleep Canyon

More On Ten Sleep Shooting

Climbing.com has a followup on the bizarre shooting that took place a few weeks ago in Ten Sleep, WY:

“We know not everybody is a bad guy, and we’ve gotten a lot of strong support from people,” Deaconu says. “It just seems unfair that you save up to travel to a foreign country, get shot, and now have to pay $50,000.”

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Climber Shot In Ten Sleep

While the good news I shared this morning from Ten Sleep is still great news, this is not great news out of Ten Sleep:

Around 2:00 a.m. on Monday, September 16, a climber from Ecuador was shot outside his tent in Ten Sleep, Wyoming, the popular sport climbing destination.

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Behind The Founding Of The Bighorn Climber’s Coalition

Nice piece on DPM about an important step being taken to form a climber’s coalition for the Bighorn Mountains in Wyoming which are home to the increasingly popular Ten Sleep Canyon.  Once an area you just heard rumors about[1.  I recall hearing about it back in 2001 while visiting the Wild Iris], Ten Sleep has become one of the most popular summer climbing destinations in the U.S. and non-climbing land managers have started to take notice.  Forming a group to represent climber’s interest in the region is a great step.

This is also a good time to give props to DPM editor Mikey Williams who, unlike yours truly, is actually a pretty good climber in his own right.  Most recently he climbed Masters of the Universe, a 5.14c in Ten Sleep.  Nice work!

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11-Year-Old Cameron Hörst Sending Galactic Emperor (5.14a)

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Hard Sends In Wyoming From Hörst, Siegrist & Tilden

Hard Sends In Wyoming From Hörst, Siegrist & Tilden

Catching up on a bit of news going down in Wyoming the last couple of months…

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More Age Is Just A Number News

Hard climbs from climbers both young and… not quite as young

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News & Notes – 8/3/2011

News & Notes – 8/3/2011

A few lingering pieces of News & Notes left over from my recent vacation…

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