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



Sideways


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