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
Cold Forged Steel 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b MT
: Bridger Range
: Ainger Lake
Glue them fingernails down and get ready for some slab! Neat fins and knobs litter this route and are of general great quality. A very enjoyable climb and worth the effort to get there.P1: 5.9Climb the face up to the medium sized tree and ledge. 2 bolt anchorP2: 5.10bClimb on up the steep slab following bolts and supplementing with nuts/cams. Near the top go slightly right to gain the belay ledge. Large pine tree is above you. Longest pitch on the route!P3: 5.10aClimb ...[more] Browse More Classics in MT
Northern Bridgers from the Shields Valley.