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Bozeman Pass Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Not exactly, Bozeman's Pass, this "Bozeman Pass" is a climbing area in Rocky Canyon. Know by most as the pass, this collection of crags ranging from 5.6 - 5.13b has an abundance of sport climbing on shorter than normal walls.

High quality rock marked with pockets, crimps and solid faces,
good for begginers and experts. Those looking for the serious goods, warm-up then hit the Training Wall, those looking for a solid, yet mellow outing start at Frat Boy, Recess, or Public Service Wall.

Summary
: Limestone - Primarily Sport, All levels, Easy access (15-30 min approach), noisy due to the hi-way. A Large cluster of separated crags, 60m minimum, a 70m for a few lines. Areas can be shaded and cool during afternoon. Upper crags seems to get more sun during the day. Season: Spring, Summer, & Fall.

Getting There 

Take the interstate east out of Bozeman and turn right onto trail creek. Go under the overpass and take a left, drive to the end of the road and park near the end of the fence. From here walk on an old road west for about 200 yards, climb a wooden ladder that has a climbing access tag. Walk another 1/2 mile along old road cut out, just before the climbs you will walk past the old parking area and up to the cliffs. Fat Mans Wall is the first of the climbing spot you will encounter.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.8 miles from here

32 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',3],['5.9',6],['5.10',10],['5.11',7],['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 Bozeman Pass

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bozeman Pass:
Public Enema   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Public Service Wall
Dodge Ball   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Recess Wall
Nagasaki   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Frat Boy Wall
Fatman   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   Frat Boy Wall
Schools Out   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   Recess Wall
The Natural   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   Frat Boy Wall
Unknown   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   Kitchen Sink
When the Time Comes    5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   The Training Wall
Fright Train   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   The Training Wall
Junk Show   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Kitchen Sink
Black Russian   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   The Training Wall
China Crisis   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   The Training Wall
ByLine   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   The Training Wall
Train Wreck   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 60'   The Training Wall
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Featured Route For Bozeman Pass
Rock Climbing Photo: The start of CC

China Crisis 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  MT : Bozeman Pass : The Training Wall
This is a short, steep, pocketed route that according to Kyle Vassilopolis is "the area's gold standard for the grade." Follow fun pockets up the steep start to a mid-height crux. Finish with the crack and a traverse left. A stick clip is recommended....[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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By Ethan Oja
May 6, 2013
Watch out for the ticks, went out recently with three people and all of us had ticks on us when we got back.

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