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Gore Mountain Range Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 10,000'
Location: 39.69348, -106.27282 View Map  Incorrect?
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Gore Range at sunset.

Description 

The Gore Range is one of the most untouched and unused areas in Colorado. The mountains often have long approaches, unpredictable weather, and require a full alpine skill set to safely access.

Getting There 

The range can be accessed from Silverthorne, Vail, and up CO Hwy 9 to Heeney. There are many trails that access this area and are well maintained. However, once you leave the trail, all bets are off as to what you will find.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.5 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',7],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Gore Mountain Range

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gore Mountain Range:
Northwest Ridge   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 500'   Peak C
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Featured Route For Gore Mountain Range
Rock Climbing Photo: General terrain, class 2-5.0.

Ripsaw Ridge 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c  CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Peak C
The traverse includes Peak C, D, E, F, and G. C', H, and Black are optional. The Rockinghorse Ridge picks up prior to West Partner, and then the Partners Traverse.Start at Piney Lake and gain Peak C via the NW ridge (5.4), the West ridge (class 3), the West couloir (moderate), or North Face (5.7+). Traverse the ridge in classic Gore style, staying proper or utilizing bypasses on the right/West side as necessary - choose your own difficulty, but expect 5.0 minimum depending on route finding.The t...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

Photos of Gore Mountain Range Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Red Mountain, Gore Range.
Red Mountain, Gore Range.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo, left, and Gore range, at sunset.
Buffalo, left, and Gore range, at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gore Range at sunset.
Gore Range at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset, Gore Range, Nov. 14.
Sunset, Gore Range, Nov. 14.
Rock Climbing Photo: Moon over the Gore Range.
Moon over the Gore Range.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gore Range at sunset.
Gore Range at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gore Range at sunset.
Gore Range at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset, Gore Range.
Sunset, Gore Range.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gore Range and Buffalo at sunset.
Gore Range and Buffalo at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset, Gore Range, April 23.
Sunset, Gore Range, April 23.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gore Range and storm.
Gore Range and storm.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gore Range at sunset, with the Thorn illuminated.
Gore Range at sunset, with the Thorn illuminated.
Rock Climbing Photo: Red Mountain and storm.
Red Mountain and storm.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gore Range at sunset.
Gore Range at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunrise, Gore Range.
Sunrise, Gore Range.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gore Range from summit of Ptarmigan Peak.
Gore Range from summit of Ptarmigan Peak.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunrise over Buffalo Mountain and Gore Range, stea...
Sunrise over Buffalo Mountain and Gore Range, stea...
Rock Climbing Photo: Gore Range at sunset.
Gore Range at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gore Range at sunset.
Gore Range at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset, Gore Range, April.
Sunset, Gore Range, April.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gore Range at sunset.
Gore Range at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset, Gore Range, April 23, later.
Sunset, Gore Range, April 23, later.

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