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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

Description 

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



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]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',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        Alpine, 2800'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: A picture of the Snow Lion route from directly bel...

Snow Lion   CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Jasper Peak
Snow Lion starts gently and steepens at two distinct sections. The first steep section is at a constriction in route. If you look closely the snow pulls away from the rocks underneath and some crevasse type features come to the surface. Punching through would not be advised! The second steep section is right at the ridge crest. As you near the ridge crest the route steepens considerably and the snow got rotten. The snow on our June 24th ascent was in great shape with the exception of the l...[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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