West-Leaning Chimney - Petzoldt's Lieback

The Grand Teton's Upper Exum Climbing Route

AKA: The Black Alcove
Petzoldt's Lieback
West-leaning Chimney

The West-Leaning Chimney/slab/crack/lieback

Climber at base and above

We are looking down on the approach to the WLC from a rappel station on the southern end of the summit ridgeline's prow. This is off route. We just came over to take some photos.

Climber headed up the WLC

Climber on the slabby part of the Chimney/Lieback/Crack

 Just above the WLC and heading for the Boulder Problem in the Sky


The L-Shaped Notched rock feature variation

Looking down the WLC

Looking up at the very short rap above the access to the WLC.

You could also try climbing this but it is more difficult

Old slings on the southern prow of the ridgeline

The southern prow

 Coming off the WLC

 You can head for this L-Shaped notch or head for the ridgeline after the WLC

 Just above the WLC

This is the rap just above Petzoldt's Lieback

Enjoy Safe Climbing