Doug on Zebra in morning sun with Mt. Royal in the...
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
Featured Route For 10 Mile Canyon
Royal Rocklette ArÍte 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c CO
: 10 Mile Canyon
: Mount Royal (near Frisco)
This new addition climbs lower wall slab (The Raclette) pitches and joins the Royal Flush variation pitches at the middle sector and then horizontally crosses the boulderfield and continues up the Northeast Ridge (arete) to the summit of Mount Royal. For clarity, the 2nd and 3rd class sections are counted as pitches. The first 7 (most frequently climbed) pitches may be confused for being part of Royal Flush but can serve as an alternative start to avoid crowding on RF. The route was...[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?