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Dribbles Area Rock Climbing 

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Dribbles area hosts some of the best and most popular routes in Hyalite, including Dribbles, Silken Slot and Silken Falls. Rarely formed gems like Alex in Wonderland (or Climb Above Dribbles), and Avalanche Gulch are also in this area.

Getting There 

The approach takes over an hour usually. Take Hyalite Creek trail past amphitheater area and continue on (you will see Fat Chance (wi3) and Thin Chance (wi4)to your left. Go past Arch Falls sign and stay on Hyalite Creek trail for about another .25 miles. There will be a small creek crossing followed by an open meadow. Look for a trail cutting left and up through the trees just past this meadow. Continue up and approach the climb of your choosing.

Climbing Season

Weather station 12.8 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Dribbles Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dribbles Area:
Silken Falls   WI3     Ice, Alpine, 2 pitches, 400'   
The Dribbles   WI4     Trad, Ice, Alpine, 4 pitches, 450'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: approaching the upper pitches of Avy gulch

Avalanche Gulch WI5  MT : Hyalite Canyon : Dribbles Area
The snow pitches on this route have potential to slide, be smart. Go up the gully and climb a pitch of WI3. continue up on WI2/ moderate snow for a few hundred feet untill you can see the upper pitches. a short WI4 column leads to a cave at the base of the "dangler". belay in the cave. Climb right and clip some pitons then gently gain the haning ice curtain. Continue up and build a belay somewhere sheltered from ice. Next pitch continues up over a short vertical headwall, belay from some blobs a...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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