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
73 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',27],['2 Stars',35],['1 Star',10],['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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Little Di 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
: 10 Mile Canyon
: White Cliff
This natural line is on the right side of the main, White Cliff slab. It is just right of the two bolted lines and follows a left-trending roof. Lots of fun variations exist with face holds, cracks and smears. The roof can be passed at any time, but the main line follows up under the roof and straight up the face at the end of the roof, to a tan chain anchor. The crack under the roof takes great gear but may be damp at times. A variation is to climb the face, 15' left of the corner (8' righ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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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?