Bridger Range Rock Climbing
Chris approaching the Truman Gulch ice. 1998
A sub-set of the Rocky Mountains, the Bridge Range runs north to south between Bozeman and Livingston and is separated from the Gallatin Range to the south by Bozeman Pass.
Primarily used as a skiing, biking, and hiking area, Bridger Pass has more recently been noted as a half-way decent climbing area. With about 50 miles of rock to climb, this area has a just about everything. Quality ranges from extremely good to extremely poor.
With the exception of The "M"
approach time varies and you should expect at least one to three hours for Ross Peak
and Ainger Lake
Most climbing in the Bridger Range
is an all day affair, so pack carefully and come prepared. Expect a full day and bring enough clothes for hot, cold, or wet weather.
Located between Bozeman and Livingston this area is separated from the Gallatin Range to the south by Bozeman Pass. See individual areas for a better description on how to get there.
Climbing Season For the All Locations area.
Weather station 6.4 miles from here
10 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Bridger Range
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bridger Range:
Featured Route For Bridger Range
The Fellowship 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
: Bridger Range
: Ross Peak
This route has the distinction of being one of the longest in Montana and is mostly sport with a couple of placements per pitch. While the bolting can sometimes be jangus it is a worthy climb for someone who is a solid 5.10+ climber. Topo for The Fellowship (5.10c 9 pitches) P1 5.10cNothing like getting the game started after an exhausting approach by starting on a slabby 5.10c right! Luckily most of this is sport although the bolting can sometimes leave something to be desired. Takes a few cams for protection down lo...[more] Browse More Classics in MT
Northern Bridgers from the Shields Valley.