Silver Mountain Rock Climbing
Multi pitch route
A large basalt bluff in the heart of the Ottawa National Forest. Many routes has grown over with Lichen, but the area is home to possibly the best sport route west of Marquette. No camping allowed.
From 41, head west bound on M38 until you cross the Sturgeon River. Signs for Silver will lead you the rest of the way down Forest Service roads. Road conditions can be variable.
Climbing Season For the All Locations area.
Weather station 15.3 miles from here
11 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Silver Mountain
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Silver Mountain:
Featured Route For Silver Mountain
Buck Angel Crack 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a MI
: Silver Mountain
This route starts directly below the short section of fist crack 8' off the ground and 10' right of the bolts on Resurrection. Climb through the fist crack to a mantel of sorts, which gains you access to great gear in the finger crack above. Bust a move left through a compression sequence followed by a devious crux that is equal parts power and balance. Once through the crux you will be rewarded with good gear and eventually a no hands rest. The rest of the route is more moderate, around 10+...[more] Browse More Classics in MI
Toproping P1 of the Multi-Pitch Route.
From: Marquette, Mi
Sep 10, 2014
There are tons of more routes here! They are just not logged online. Two awesome. Multi-pitch routes are also here at Silver!
By jon jugenheimer
Sep 23, 2015
I just "finished" a mini guide to the area, email me at Climbs2high(at)gmail if you would like a .pdf V3.0 is finished (minus the map), and I am working on V4.0 to hopefully be ready this summer. Feel free to email me pics or route beta to add to it or add the info to this page, even better!
This place is a gem for the Midwest! Get there, climb and help keep the routes clean!
By Mike Robinson
May 31, 2016
I'll second Jon's comment. Quite a gem of a crag with a bunch of quality routes for people driving thru or trying to make a weekend out of it. A bit buggy in the spring and we all pulled ticks off of us... But that's all apart of da YOOP experience huh?