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Pagosa Springs Rock Climbing 


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Description 

A nice little southwestern Colorado town. An area with lots of climbing opportunity. Whether you like ice, sport or trad, Pagosa is a fun place to explore with very few climbers and little written or oral history of local exploits. Prepare for an interesting adventure.

Getting There 

Pagosa Springs is located begtween Wolf Creek Pass and Bayfield on US Hwy 160.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.1 miles from here

113 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',44],['2 Stars',43],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',2]
['<=5.6',7],['5.7',1],['5.8',7],['5.9',12],['5.10',23],['5.11',15],['5.12',9],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',8],['V2-3',20],['V4-5',7],['V6-7',4],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Pagosa Springs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Pagosa Springs:
Huggy Bear   V5+ 6C+     Boulder, 10'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Practice Wall   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Thunder Will   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Emotionally Involved   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Lightning Crashes   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Nescafe   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Taster's Choice   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Different Strokes   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
First Wall   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Black    5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
F***in' Greenies   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Mild Hops   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Hopstacle Course   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Van Gogh's   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Black Magic Spell   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Smokin' Stems   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Refuse To Suffer   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Southern Cross   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Wild Hops   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Raising Awareness   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
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Featured Route For Pagosa Springs
Rock Climbing Photo: Ahh, a rest!

Piece Of Cake (submitted as Almost Certain (AC)) 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  CO : Pagosa Springs : V-Mountain aka V Rock
This is a super finger crack with some of everything on it. It shares anchors with the bolted route, Definitely Certain, on the uphill side of the AC/DC Arete.Lieback to straight in to a cool scoop and roof. There are a few rests.Get great locks over the roof, to insecure fingers then straight in again and finally some more featured climbing to chains.Throughout the route you are mainly jamming the crack with fingers and intermittently using the crack for feet. Some great foot featu...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Hippy Dip. Free riverside hot spring smack in ...
The Hippy Dip. Free riverside hot spring smack in ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Summit Buddha, Pagosa Peak. The Buddha has been to...
Summit Buddha, Pagosa Peak. The Buddha has been to...
Rock Climbing Photo: 2nd summit. Ringo & H on top of Pagosa Peak.
2nd summit. Ringo & H on top of Pagosa Peak.

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