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Firecracker 50
The 25 mile Firecracker 50 race course lap. Near Breckenridge, Colorado
Firecracker 50 - Dirt Version
An all dirt and mostly singletrack version of the popular race course. Near Breckenridge, Colorado
Breckenridge to Baker's Tank and Back
A loop ride from town to the historic Baker's Tank. Near Breckenridge, Colorado
Breckenridge to Como
Cross the Continental Divide between Breckenridge and Como via Indiana Gulch and the Gold Dust Trail Near Breckenridge, Colorado
Oro Grande Trail
Rolling trail overlooking the north end of Dillon Reservoir. An excellent late season ride. Near Silverthorne, Colorado
Barney Ford
Fun climb or descent in the heart of the Breckenridge trail network linking Town to Sallie Barber Rd Near Breckenridge, Colorado
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Idaho Springs Rock Climbing 


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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
Dada Movement   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine   Middle Ohman : Art Boulder
A River Runs Through It   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine   Middle Ohman : A River Runs Through It Bou...
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Featured Route For Idaho Springs
Rock Climbing Photo: Black Boulder - Upper Ohman.  Photo: Andrew Riley.

Black Ness Monster V6 7A  CO : Idaho Springs : ... : Black Boulder
Start low with a left slopey crimp and a right crimp on top of a triangle feature. Move up the boulder using incredible holds, including an awesome undercling....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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