Glenwood Springs Rock Climbing
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Nestled in a beautiful mountainous valley, Glenwood Springs sits on the western slope of Colorado as a hub to Aspen (40 minutes south), Vail (45 minutes east) and Grand Junction (90 minutes west).
Glenwood Springs is home of the famous gunslinger Doc Holliday...
If you are staying overnight in Glenwood Springs check out the following recommendations: Silver Spruce Motel
located at 162 W 6th Street, Glenwood Springs, CO. Phone 970-945-5458.
It's an older place, but decent rooms with refrigerators and microwaves. Considerably less expensive than the Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge.
Good deals can also be found from time to time staying at the Hotel Colorado.
It can be a fun place to stay with the SO.
Good local brews and pub food can be found at the Glenwood Canyon Brewing Co,
at 402 7th Street, Glenwood Springs. Just look behind the train station and you will see the Hotel Denver, that's where it is located. It has good pub food and locally-brewed beer.
Good Italian restaurants include Florindo's Italian Cuisine, on 721 Grand Ave, and the Italian Underground at 715 Grand Ave. Florindo's is more expensive (great food) than the Underground but nice for a special night out. They're almost right next door to each other, so if one is busy you can try the other.
Another good restaurant is Sapphire Grille, at 710 Grand Ave. It's upstairs, across the street from Italian Underground and Florindo's. So hopefully you get the message. Ditch the car and go and walk along Grand Ave and you'll find something worthwhile.
Climbing Gear: Glenwood has a really neat climbing/outdoor shop on Grand Ave. Summit Canyon Mountaineering
They also have a local beta page on their site with more recommendations of places to eat etc.
Weather station 2.2 miles from here
330 Total Climbing Routes
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Classic Climbing Routes in Glenwood Springs
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Glenwood Springs:
Featured Route For Glenwood Springs
Sucking Wind 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CO
: Glenwood Springs
: ... : North Face
The classic line at the Fountain Buttress is one of the best trad lines in Glenwood Canyon. It is quality, clean climbing up a steep granite face. Featured in Glenn Randall's 1983 Vertigo Games book, you've probably spied this line when driving westbound on I-70 as it's the striking splitter cutting through the right size of the cleancut north face of the Fountain Buttress. Sucking Wind was originally climbed in 4 pitches but is most often done in two, or one long pitch, thanks to a variation p...[more] Browse More Classics in CO