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Spring Creek Tower Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Huge pile of granite 2.5 miles up Spring Creek Road.

Getting There 

From Gunnison or Crested Butte, drive to Almont and head up Taylor Canyon. Once at Harmel's, take a left at the Spring Creek cutoff. Drive 2.5 miles and park at a pull out at mile 2.5.

Climbing Season

For the Gunnison area.

Weather station 9.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Spring Creek Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Spring Creek Tower:
Mountaineer's Route    5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   
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Featured Route For Spring Creek Tower

El Nino 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c CO : Gunnison : ... : Spring Creek Tower
Face climbing leads to the first bolt and a thin tips/finger crack. There are some RP placements and some possible cam placements to the next bolt. Crux is just past the second bolt. After the second bolt the climb is sufficiently protected by a third bolt and then a two bolt anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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