Becky Hall in the White Crystal Groove pitch. (Ph...
10 Mile Canyon is the stretch of road on I-70 between Frisco and Copper Mountain. There are several crags on this 5 mile section of I-70. The rock is is a mixture of alpine gneiss and granite with varying degrees of quality. Much cleaning is needed to establish new routes in this area.
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Take I-70 past Frisco and short of Copper Mountain.
Weather station 5.3 miles from here
74 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',26],['2 Stars',38],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',1]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 10 Mile Canyon:
CBU 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 100' The Dome
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Zebra 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CO
: 10 Mile Canyon
: White Cliff
Zebra is the right route of two found on the right wall of White Cliff. Walk up the 3rd class, left-trending ramp to the right set of bolts. Follow the line up the "zebra striped" wall to a 2-ring anchor on top. A 60m rope just makes it. Tie a knot in your rope or you run the risk of dropping your leader off the end of the line, risking a potential 40' fall to the ground....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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Latest Regional Forum Messages
May 23, 2011
I heard that there is a bolted route on Red Peak next to Silverthorne. I heard it was about 1500 feet! Anyone know about this climb? I would love to find out more! Please.
By bryan dalpes
From: Livingston, MT
Feb 1, 2012
Does anyone know about a possible ice/mixed climb maybe a quarter mile (or less) west of Royal Flush? I've seen ice in a chimney 5-600' feet up the slope. Was curious if anyone has ventured up to check it out?
From: Silverthorne, CO
Oct 22, 2014
Anyone know of there are established routes on the SE-facing cliffs at the base of Red Peak? Know if there is a guide? What the name of those cliffs are? Much appreciated!