Northeast Face (Pingora)

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Northeast Face of Pingora
Pingora Peak.jpg
Pingora Peak
Location Popo Agie Wilderness, Wyoming, United States
Coordinates 42°46′38″N 109°12′50″W / 42.7773°N 109.2140°W / 42.7773; -109.2140
Climbing Area Cirque of the Towers
Route Type Trad
Vertical Gain 1200 feet
Pitches 12
Rating 5.8
Grade IV
First ascent Harry Daley and Jim Yensan August 13, 1962.
First free ascent Frishman and Krisjansons

The Northeast Face of Pingora is a technical rock climbing route on Pingora Peak part of the Cirque of the Towers in the Popo Agie Wilderness part of the Shoshone National Forest. The route is featured in Fifty Classic Climbs of North America.[1]


  1. ^ Roper, Steve; Steck, Allen (1979). Fifty Classic Climbs of North America. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books. pp. 171–176. ISBN 0-87156-292-8. 

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