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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Chainsaw
A classic Fraser valley trail. Near Fraser, Colorado
Tipperary Spruce Flume Loop
Highlights of the Northern Fraser Valley Trail System. Near Fraser, Colorado
Tipperary Creek Race Course
This classic ride has it all from dirt road to ST, steep climbs and descents to flat rolling terrain Near Fraser, Colorado
WTB
Newly rebuilt in 2014, WTB is a fun flowy trail. A great way to connect Winter Park to Fraser! Near Fraser, Colorado
Contrivance
A fun and endlessly windy route up and over the ridge with sections of decently technical obstacles. Near Fraser, Colorado
Lower Long Trail
A fast, flowing trail with a few built obstacles, berms and even a short climb! Near Winter Park, Colorado
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Idaho Springs Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.7425, -105.5144 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Monty, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Michael Komarnitsky on Jan 1, 2001
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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

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 0.5 miles from here

55 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',20],['2 Stars',20],['1 Star',11],['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',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Idaho Springs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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
Rock Climbing Photo: 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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