Middle Fork of St. Vrain Canyon Rock Climbing
Nice stem action on this route.
This is a section on the rock of along the Middle Fork of the St. Vrain River. It is ~8000' in altitude. The rock is granitic. This generally receives little climber attention. The Middle fork is typically fairly easy to cross via wading; however, a heavy spring runoff may make it more challenging and require extra shenanigans like balancing over a log. Middle Fork of St. Vrain
Mile ~14 south on CO 72: Piz Cengalo
Mile 14.4, south on CO 72 -> "a few miles" East: Piz Badille
To get there from Lyons, take CO 7 up the St. Vrain Canyon to the intersection with CO 72. Take a left (south) and after a few miles, the Piz will dominate the left side of the highway across the St. Vrain River.
Climbing Season For the St. Vrain Canyons area.
Weather station 4.9 miles from here
5 Total Climbing Routes
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Classic Climbing Routes in Middle Fork of St. Vrain Canyon
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Middle Fork of St. Vrain Canyon:
Featured Route For Middle Fork of St. Vrain Canyon
The Ridge 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CO
: ... : Piz Badille
This is the premier mountaineering route on the Piz Badille, a long, moderate journey up the ridge along the left margin of the west face. The route is obvious in George Bell's photo. The hardest part of the route is gaining the ridge crest - a route finding quandary - but these early difficulties are inconsistent with the remainder of the climbing, as you'll enjoy easy climbing with good protection on decent rock for the remaining three or four pitches.P1. (5.6 - 5.8) The first pitch of the R...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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