Butcher Knife Rock Climbing
Keith on "Beer Me" (Cheers, Patrick of R...
Within the town of Steamboat Springs lies a little crag known as Butcher Knife.
This little gem might not be the most spectacular crag within Colorado, yet it serves as a well needed climbing area in Steamboat.
The canyon lies near the middle school, its fairly obvious. Walk through the canyon and near the middle lies several cliffs.
Weather station 1.6 miles from here
11 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Butcher Knife
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Butcher Knife:
Bear Hug 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR, 1 pitch
Featured Route For Butcher Knife
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
BETA PHOTO: Main Butcher Knife Face. Lead this crack and help ...
BETA PHOTO: Across the creek and trail from the Butcher Knife ...
BETA PHOTO: Bouldering cracks just down creek towards the park...
Perry Mansfield student on the 5.8 crack ca 1969-o...
Lead protecting with a sling over the center flake...
Perry-Mansfield Boys Camp held a 50 year reunion l...
By Dustin B
Oct 5, 2009
October/09- Word has it that the bolt anchors atop the 'butcherknife crack' are gone, as is the boulder that they were attached to.