Where We Climb
Lander has long been known as "where the road ends and the trail begins" because of Sinks Canyon State Park. At the south entrance to the Wind River Range, Sinks offers multiple vistas and beautiful hikes for every visitor. Named for its unique geological formation, "The Sinks", because of the mysterious vanishing and reappearing of the Popo Agie River in the mouth of the canyon. Sinks offers an excellent variety of YEAR ROUND climbing! It has sandstone crack climbing at the bottom, limestone sport climbing in the middle and mixed granite climbing at the topThis is where rock climbing began in Lander and it has continued to be world renowned for its quality rock and beautiful views.
Located 25 minutes outside of Lander, Wild Iris is an incredibly beautiful area on top of the South Pass. It has an elevation of approximately 9,000 feet which make it the perfect Summer climbing destination. Its famous white pocketed limestone faces provide excellent climbing in a unique and wild setting. Wild Iris attracts climbers from all of the world from beginners to pros. It has short approaches, great views of the Winds and impeccable rock.