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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Benjamin Loop
A new trail in 2011 that adds 4 miles of great singletrack to the Betasso system. Near Boulder, CO
Betasso Preserve
A solid ride close to Boulder that is often ridden from town. Near Boulder, CO
Meyers Homestead Trail
A moderate cruise up an old dirt road to a nice viewpoint. A good way to add miles to Walker Ranch. Near Nederland, CO
Walker Ranch
A classic loop near boulder with a nice mix of technical riding, flowy descents, and scenery. Near Boulder, CO
Alderfer/Three Sisters/Dedisse Tour
A tour of some pretty decent singletrack through the Dedisse and Three Sisters parks. Near Evergreen, CO
Nelson Loop
The topmost section of Hall Ranch - a beautiful, rolling singletrack trail for everyone. Near Lyons, CO
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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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Climbing Season



Weather station 0.5 miles from here

48 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',22],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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
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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