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Tobacco Root Mountains

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Tobacco Root Mountains Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8'
Location: 45.5172, -111.991 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

In the Climber's Guide to Montana, Caffrey describes this range thus: "A compact plateau with concentrated peaks of the same general elevation. Loose fractured rock from top to bottom. Elevation span 6400'."

Fairly off-the-beaten-path area, with old, dark metamorphic rock.

A number of high, craggy peaks to explore with old remnants of mining exploration.

Located southeast of Butte. East of Twin Bridges, west of Norris, north of Virginia City, and bounded on the north by the Jefferson River and I-90.

Getting There 

Typical approach into the area is up Mill Creek Road out of Sheridan.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 11.4 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo:  "Beyond The Wall", V1 along the Catarac...

Beyond The Wall V1 5  MT : Tobacco Root Mountains : Mason Lake
This is a tall problem with balance moves on a good edges. You'll find this problem on the tallest part of the left most side of the boulder. Start on opposing side pulls at chest height. The crux is grabbing a thin vertical black seam a short ways off the ground. Move up on thin edges before parallel side pulls on black rock will see you to the top. Descend climbers left. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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