Wolf's Head From Pingora

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  • This photo is one of my most viewed photos. It was taking while climbing in Wyoming's Wind River Range. There was one fall that day on a 1,300 foot wall. The fall was about 60 feet and without any injuries. It was a clean fall on a vertical section of rock with no ledges to hit.

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Comments (16)

Joel Skok on July 16, 2009

One of your best shots. It reminds me of Sharkfin between El Dorado and Boston Peak

Herr Sonstiges on August 15, 2009

Very impressive, great scenery!


Matt Lemke on November 30, 2010

This is incredible!! You're making me very excited for my week long backpack in the Winds next August (although I won't be getting into places like this) I'd be terrified. I didn't know you'd been here...I guess the climbing is amazing just as the scenery is.

Randy T (Randylikest… on December 1, 2010


I am sure you will love this place. You will have lots of wonderful places to explore and never enough time. It is a breath taking place!


Matt Lemke on December 8, 2010

Thanks...can't wait!

wayne p on April 21, 2011

Great Shot Wayne from Missouri

Randy T (Randylikest… on April 24, 2011

Wayne P,

Thank you! Randy :)

olivier Dumon on November 24, 2011

What a famous climbing prospect ! Cogratulations from Cassis in France, Olivier

Randy T (Randylikest… on November 24, 2011

olivier Dumon,

Thank you!

Your photos are awe inspiring with Lots of classic photos.


Greg Swinfield on December 5, 2011

This is awesome! *L + YS

Randy T (Randylikest… on December 5, 2011


Pingora is a classic! I would love to repeat this climb some day. The wall is ~1300 feet high and the party the day before did not finish. They spent the night on the wall and there was a rain/snow storm. They were in a pretty bad situation low on food and water. We had no food, but were able to help them with water.

This phot has Wolf's Head behind us and it is part of the descent route.


Greg Swinfield on December 6, 2011

This must have been memorable. It is such a knife edge ridge! Still amazing to see the second viewing.!!!!

Shawn Baugh on May 28, 2012


Jim Evans (AXOTA) on January 6, 2013

I arrive here via a comment and link from our mutual friend Stacy Metcalf!

Extreme climbing if you ask me..but what an incredible geological structure, not to mention the amazing photo!! I guess some one is bound to have climbed to the top of that needle-like pinnacle!

I'm impressed to say the least..

These awesome images are unique!



Randy T (Randylikest… on January 8, 2013


  • Thank you for stopping and commenting.
  • My climbing partner and I climbed both peaks. the one in the background is call Wolf's Head and looks more difficult from this angle than the actual climb. The peak we are one is more difficult to scale and the rock wall is about 1300 vertical feet. This is a place I have visit just once, and I wish I could be there again.

Jim, Happy New Year and happy photos too.


Roberto Bonis on March 31, 2013

Excellent granite ridge. Beautiful enquadre. FAV. Greetings . Roberto.

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