Within the town of Steamboat Springs lies a little crag known as Butcher Knife.
The canyon lies near the middle school, its fairly obvious. Walk through the canyon and near the middle lies several cliffs.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Butcher Knife:
Butcher Knife Crack 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 25'
Bear Hug 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR, 1 pitch
The Mantles 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b TR, 1 pitch
Greyface Left or The Cave 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b TR, 1 pitch
Left Hook? 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c TR, 1 pitch, 25'
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The Mantles 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b CO : Steamboat Springs : ... : Butcher Knife
It is named The Mantles because of the series of mantles that take you up this route. This wall is slightly overhanging, so getting onto the second mantle is very awkward. Once there, the crux is a reachy move. You can use the two crimpers on the right to get your right foot up to the third mantle, or you can use one of the crimpers one the right and a solid hold to the left. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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