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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Green Mountain Trail
A solid climb and one of the area's better descents make this a favorite at Buffalo Creek. Near Morrison, CO
Homestead Trail
Some rocks and roots, but another nice and easy intermediate option. Near Castle Rock, CO
Sandy Wash
A Buffalo Creek favorite - downhill the whole way with good flow! Near Castle Rock, CO
Shadow Pine Loop
An easy ride for a lazy day or to try out mountain biking. Near Morrison, CO
Heil Ranch
A good intermediate ride relatively close to Boulder, with many options for linking to other trails. Near Lyons, CO
Ponderosa Loop
A short intermediate loop at the top of Heil Ranch, with moderate terrain and a scenic overlook. Near Lyons, CO
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.

48 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',18],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',8],['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',4],['V2-3',19],['V4-5',12],['V6-7',7],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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