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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

98 Total Routes

['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',35],['2 Stars',38],['1 Star',12],['Bomb',2]
['<=5.6',7],['5.7',2],['5.8',6],['5.9',11],['5.10',19],['5.11',11],['5.12',8],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',7],['V2-3',17],['V4-5',6],['V6-7',4],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Pagosa Springs:
Huggy Bear   V5+ 6C+     Boulder, 10'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Thunder Will   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     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
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
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
F***in' Greenies   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Hopstacle Course   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   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
Van Gogh's   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Cattle Drive   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   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
Hollow Excuse   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   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
Smokin' Stems   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   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
Raising Awareness   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
Wild Hops   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West
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Featured Route For Pagosa Springs
Smoking Stems.  Challenging trad route.

Smokin' Stems 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  CO : Pagosa Springs : ... : Piedra River - Lower West
The crux depends on which local you ask. I think the last 15 feet are the crux while others feel the roof start is it. Climb it and decide for yourself.Smokin' Stems is a beautiful, right-facing corner with great rock and moves. As the name suggests, it has lots of stemming. The FA was done to the top before the chains....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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No climbers for miles!
No climbers for miles!
Summit Buddha, Pagosa Peak. <br />The Buddha has been to the top of 79 peaks.
Summit Buddha, Pagosa Peak.
The Buddha has been to...
2nd summit. Ringo & H on top of Pagosa Peak.
2nd summit. Ringo & H on top of Pagosa Peak.

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