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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



Weather station 1.6 miles from here

19 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',3],['5.9',5],['5.10',4],['5.11',3],['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: This is a fun beginning toprope a little further e...

Unknown 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13  CO : Steamboat Springs : ... : Butcher Knife
This is a good beginner's toprope situated east of the more prominent Butcher Knife and Greyface routes. Its protection is two bolts on top. It is rated PG-13 because the easiest way to set up the toprope is to climb up the dihedral to the right (see beta photo), which is easy but still unprotected. There may be a trail up either side, but we were short on daylight, so I climbed the dihedral to set up the TR for some beginner climbers....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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