Custom Alpine Rock Climbing Trips in the Lost Twin Lakes, Wyoming
We are privileged to offer Custom Alpine Rock Climbing Trips in the Lost Twin Lakes in the Bighorn Mountains of northern Wyoming. The Lost Twin Lakes area features two glacially carved big walls of granite and a wide selection of both moderate and difficult alpine rock climbs of exceptional quality. Not only do we facilitate a safe and incredibly rewarding experience climbing in the Lost Twins, our ultimate aim is to help you become a safer and more sustainable alpine rock climber. Our guides are talented, personable teachers who will help you develop new safety skills, useful rock climbing techniques, as well as Leave No Trace best practices for climbing.
Why climb in the Lost Twin Lakes with us:
We are currently the only guide service permitted to guide alpine rock climbing in the Lost Twin Lakes. Our guides are experienced professionals, talented climbers, and well-trained teachers. They are also humble, personable, and overall great humans to be around in the mountains. Our guides are adept at providing safe, supportive, and inclusive climbing experiences for people of all backgrounds and ability levels. Additionally, our rock climbing guides live in the Bighorn Basin and climb in the area throughout the year, which is a major advantage because they know the places they guide extremely well.
Classic alpine rock climbing routes in the Lost Twins:
Learn more about classic climbing routes the area here!
Trip itineraries and rates:
Our rates reflect the extremely labor intensive nature of these trips for our guides, including extensive planning, physical labor, and risk management. Rates include all technical climbing equipment – no hidden fees.
- 1 Day Itinerary
Cost: 1 person – $550; 2 people – $800
Overnight camping is not allowed in the Lost Twins so we only offer 1 day itineraries in this area. Your guide will work with you to select an exciting objective (an area classic) that is appropriate for your skill and fitness levels and that features fun, high quality climbing on good rock. Our primary objective with this trip is providing a safe and highly rewarding climbing experience in the Lost Twins that you will remember for many years to come.
Our Custom Alpine Rock Climbing Trips in the Lost Twins include personalized instruction on the following topics and techniques:
- Planning and preparation for alpine rock climbing
- Technical systems including protection, anchors, belaying, rappelling, and self-rescue
- Alpine rock climbing techniques
- Risk mitigation
- Leave No Trace and “Beyond Leave No Trace” practices
- Lessons on the area’s geology, ecology, archaeology, and history
Our Custom Alpine Rock Climbing Trips in the Lost Twins are only available in the month of September due to permitting restrictions.
Guide to climber ratio:
All of our custom alpine rock climbing trips have a 1:1 or 1:2 guide to climber ratio.
Transportation: Nearby Cody and Sheridan, WY have airports serviced by United Airlines. You may also fly into neighboring Billings, MT, which often has cheaper flights.
Accommodations: We recommend staying at either hotel or bed and breakfast in Ten Sleep or Buffalo, WY, or camping at a designated USFS campsite in the Bighorn Mountains.
Meeting location: You will meet your guide at Deerhaven Lodge on Highway 16 above Ten Sleep Canyon.
Daily schedule: We typically will meet at 5am and climb until 5pm.
Interested in booking a Custom Alpine Rock Climbing Trip to the Lost Twins? Please send us an email including your name, email address, phone number, climbing experience, in addition to a description of what, where, and when you’d like to climb.