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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Vail Pass to Vail Bike Path
A popular training ride or tourist shuttle. Near Frisco, Colorado
Dirty Copper Triangle
Dirt version of the Copper Triangle Near Frisco, Colorado
Copper to Frisco Bike Path
An excellent component of the Summit County Recreation Path. Near Frisco, Colorado
Colorado Trail: Copper Mountain to Searle Pass
A spectacular segment of the Colorado trail in a breathtaking alpine setting topping out at 12,044'! Near Breckenridge, Colorado
Colorado Trail: Copper Mountain to Camp Hale
An awesome, unique high alipine ride to over 12,0; but a steep and loose finish. Near Breckenridge, Colorado
Masontown Loop
A short, very technical, aspen-lined loop off of the Peaks Trail. Near Frisco, Colorado
From MP's sister site: MTB Project

Idaho Springs  


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Bob Horan bouldering at Swissco, Fall River Road ...

Description 

There are various climbing options in this area. They range from roadside cragging to subalpine bouldering. Most of these are accessed via I-70 and/or the Fall River Rd.

Addendum: the Fall River Road slab was moved to the Dumont vicinity area.

Getting There 

See each rock for directions.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.5 miles from here

54 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',5],['V2-3',20],['V4-5',13],['V6-7',10],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Idaho Springs:
Doughy   V3 6A     Boulder, Alpine   Reynolds Lake : Reynolds Boulder
A River Runs Through It   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine   Middle Ohman : A River Runs Through It Bou...
Dada Movement   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine   Middle Ohman : Art Boulder
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Featured Route For Idaho Springs
Jeremy Jennings on the second ascent of Apollo 11.

Apollo 11 V5 6C  CO : Idaho Springs : ... : Moon Boulder
Climb using the seams and holds on the face. Start on the low, square hold with a right hand. Move up on good holds....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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