Roaring Lion Canyon is a less popular canyon in the Bitterroots, many of the routes here are not known but are certainly in abundance and are of excellent quality. It's a very small chance that you will see anyone else climbing while your there. The rock is great and there is much potential for development.
From Missoula it is a few miles south of Hamilton. Take a left on Roaring Lion Rd. Continue approximately 6 miles stay left on main road all the way to the trailhead.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Roaring Lion Canyon:
Thin Red Line 5.11a Trad, 4 pitches, 400 feet, Grade II
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Thin Red Line 5.11a MT : Roaring Lion Canyon
Thin Red line is an obvious line on the vertical, exposed, thin tower on the west side of the canyon. Pitch 1. 5.4 Start at cairn on east side the buttress. Go up and left toward a tree then continue up to less steep terrain to build a belay. Pitch 2. 5.9 Slightly runout. Go up through dihedral, watch for the giant loose block. Continue past large tree and up to ledge where the route begins to get steep, bolted belay. Pitch 3. 5.11a Great exposed pitch! Clip a bolt and climb the tips finger crac...[more] Browse More Classics in MT