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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

Buffalo Creek Loop - Pine Lake Trailhead
A nice tour of popular Buffalo Creek trails on the NW side of the area - from Pine Lake Park. Near Pine, Colorado
Travois Trail
Awesome singletrack - smooth, flowy, with beautiful descents and moderate climbs Near Golden, Colorado
Evergreen Mountain
Ascend most of the slope of Evergreen Mountain and enjoy a fast paced descent down the other side. Near Evergreen, Colorado
Ponderosa
A short trail with a decent climb and descent. Near Evergreen, Colorado
Strawberry Jack
A fun, fast descent, but careful of the loose surface! Near Pine, Colorado
Canyon Loop
The original Betasso loop - a short but entertaining loop close to Boulder. Near Boulder, Colorado
From MP's sister site: MTB Project

Idaho Springs Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.7425, -105.5144 View Map  Incorrect?
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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 

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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