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Butcher Knife 
Fish Creek Falls 
Harrison Creek 
Upper Fish Creek Falls 

Town Area Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This section covers areas that are within 5 minutes or so from town.

Getting There 

Butcherknife Park is in town. Fish Creek Falls is accessed via Fish Creek Falls Road. Harrison Creek in just south off US Highway 40 on the west side of Rabbit Ears Pass.

Climbing Season

For the Steamboat Springs area.

Weather station 1.6 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',3],['5.11',4],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Town Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Town Area:
Butcher Knife Crack   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 25'   Butcher Knife
Bear Hug   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     TR, 1 pitch   Butcher Knife
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Featured Route For Town Area
Rock Climbing Photo: On the crux of The Mantles (5.10).

The Mantles 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  CO : Steamboat Springs : ... : Butcher Knife
It is named The Mantles because of the series of mantles that take you up this route. This wall is slightly overhanging, so getting onto the second mantle is very awkward. Once there, the crux is a reachy move. You can use the two crimpers on the right to get your right foot up to the third mantle, or you can use one of the crimpers one the right and a solid hold to the left. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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