Vestal's neighbor, Arrow Peak, is almost equally spectacular. Prior to the revelation of an unroped route up its north side in the 1960s, it was thought to be the most difficult major mountain in Colorado to climb. Seen from Molas Pass, Arrow has the similar, sweep-ish grandeur of Vestal, and most climbers will follow the easier regular route on one of two prominent ribs on the northeast side.
Use the same approach options as Vestal Peak.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Arrow Peak:
North Ridge 5.6 Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, Grade III
Featured Route For Arrow Peak
From the very toe of the buttress, follow the ridge for 8 to 10 pitches ranging from 4th class to 5.6 on excellent quartzite. This is followed by 2 loose pitches and then easy scrambling to the final summit ridge. Belays all have nice stances or ledges....[more] Browse More Classics in CO