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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Swinger
The best of the Peak 8 trails. Near Breckenridge, Colorado
CT - Segment 7: Miners Creek Trail
A tough climb / hike-a-bike that rewards you with huge views. Near Frisco, Colorado
Frisco Peninsula Lakeshore Loop
An early season loop of the Frisco Peninsula along the shore of Dillon Reservoir. Near Frisco, Colorado
Old Dillon Reservoir
A singletrack tour to the Old Dillon Reservoir to the base of the dam offering great lake views. Near Silverthorne, Colorado
Spruce Creek Trail
Technical, rooty white-knuckle singletrack Near Breckenridge, Colorado
Wheeler Trail
Stunning alpine scenery on extremely steep singletrack. Near Breckenridge, Colorado
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Idaho Springs Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.7425, -105.5144 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Monty, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
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: 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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