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Idaho Springs

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Loch Lomond 
St. Mary's Lake 
Swissco 
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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Baldy
A great trail in either direction with solid climbs and fun features. Near Morrison, CO
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
From MP's sister site: MTB Project

Idaho Springs  


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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 

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Weather station 0.5 miles from here

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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Jeff Hovart finishing up Highlords.

Highlords Traverse V1 5  CO : Idaho Springs : ... : Hump Area
Not too hard, but nice and long, every move is fun. Going from right to left is a bit harder in one area near the middle...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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