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Bear Lake and Bear's Den

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Bear's Den 

Bear Lake and Bear's Den Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 9,400'
Location: 40.31432, -105.64996 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Monty, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Mar 12, 2014
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Upper ice above Smokey and SKM corner. Nice for th...

Description 

This is an organizational entry to facilitate route submission and organization of the climbs in the Bear Lake area.

There are a few things very close to the lake. There is also a more interesting mixed area, Bear's Den, located nearby.

Getting There 

Take the Bear Lake Road in RMNP to its end. Park. See the descriptions for the subareas.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.5 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',4],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Bear Lake and Bear's Den

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bear Lake and Bear's Den:
Stem Corner (SKM Corner)   M5     Trad, TR, Mixed, 1 pitch, 86'   Bear's Den
Ole No. 2   M6+     Mixed, 1 pitch   Bear's Den
Furry Thang   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a WI5 M8 PG13     Sport, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 70'   Bear's Den
Spider Nutz   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b M10- PG13     Sport, Mixed, 1 pitch, 60'   Bear's Den
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Featured Route For Bear Lake and Bear's Den
Rock Climbing Photo: Eli and Ryan Bogus checking out Grizzly.

Grizzly 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b WI5+ M10 R  CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Bear's Den
Grizzly is the furthest right bolted route currently at the Den.Climb past three bolts (crux) to pin and cam protected climbing to the final three bolts that go through the top bulge and past the often ice covered slab....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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