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Jasper Peak Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Rog on Jul 8, 2003  with updates from Mauricio Herrera Cuadra
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BETA PHOTO: Japser Peak from South Arapahoe


Jasper Peak is in the Indian Peak Wilderness area and has some summer/spring snow routes.

To date, there do not appear to be any winter ice or mixed routes here.

Getting There 

Drive to the Fourth of July trailhead (East side, Ned-Eldora-Hesse-4th) and park. Follow the Arapahoe Pass trail to the Diamond Lake trail (first signed junction) and continue to the Lake (2.4 miles as per signage).

Climbing Season

For the Indian Peaks area.

Weather station 4.0 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Jasper Peak

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Jasper Peak:
Snow Lion   Mod. Snow     Snow, Alpine, 2800'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Turf War is the right hand snow line in this photo...

Turf War Couloir M4 Steep Snow  CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Jasper Peak
This route is located at the end of the NE ridge of Jasper Peak. From the 4th of July trailhead and just below Skywalker Couloir on South Arapaho, look west to the east-facing buttress coming off the NE ridge and you will see two thin snow routes.I climbed the right fork/couloir and took the left branch of this line at the top putting me just below the summit.I soloed the route and in an October ascent and encountered good snow, bad snow, and moderate mixed climbing through rock bands to avoid ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Rock Climbing Photo: East side of Jasper Peak.
East side of Jasper Peak.

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By shad O'Neel
May 9, 2004
We skied the Snow Lion today and it's in good. Snow is stable and corned up nice. A little effort getting in/out, it's a long day, but filled with awesome turns for many feet.

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