The Grand Teton's Main Rappel to the Upper Saddle
A few trip reports for April through October
July 17th, 2016 (UXM) PNG Variation
Detailed Look At Specific Route Features
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40m is longest drop if you drop to the far north end of the LZ on the saddle
Looking down to the NE from the Exum Ridge - climber at Main Rap Overlook area
At the very top of the photo are climbers at the 1st setup of the 2x70' raps
Climber in Sargent's Hidden Exit with Main Rappel Overlook in background
Climbers leaving Sargent's and scrambling to the Main Rappel
Far NE corner of Upper Saddle - looking toward Belly Roll
Climber belaying climbers on the northeast side of the Main Rap Overlook as they come off the Catwalk.
Approaching the Upper Saddle with Main Rap in background
Pownall-Gilkey at far right of Upper Saddle - series of 'steps'.
Access from above to the 2x70' raps
...and ledge system to Upper Exum Ridge
Upper Saddle view toward the Belly Roll
Just below the Main Rap
Emerson Chimney is far right
A little way down the rap line is a ledge to stand on (south side)
The 1st setup of the 2x70' raps
Enjoy Safe Climbing