Gore Mountain Range Rock Climbing
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.
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 For the Alpine Rock area.
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]
Classic Climbing Routes in Gore Mountain Range
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gore Mountain Range:
Featured Route For Gore Mountain Range
The Zodiac Traverse 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b CO
: Alpine Rock
: ... : Mount Silverthorne
The traverse is most feasible, using mountaineering sense from South to North. North to South is significantly harder sans major bypasses.The traverse encompasses 9 named towers, from South to North: Cancer, Capricorn, the Gemini Twins, Taurus, Scorpio, Libra, Sagittarius, and Aries. While the traverse only encompasses the Zodiacs, which can be accessed from either basin to the East or West, some may argue a ridge traverse begins and end with a summit. Red Mtn. B serves as a good start to the So...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
Gore Range at sunset, with the Thorn illuminated.
Red Mountain, Gore Range.
Sunset, Gore Range, April 23.
Sunset, Gore Range, Nov. 14.
Gore Range and Buffalo at sunset.
Moon over the Gore Range.
Gore Range from summit of Ptarmigan Peak.
Sunrise over Buffalo Mountain and Gore Range, stea...
Sunset, Gore Range, April.
Sunset, Gore Range, April 23, later.
Buffalo, left, and Gore range, at sunset.