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Looking for classic trad lines in Eldorado Canyon SP, multi-pitch alpine routes in "The Park" or maybe you want to get scared in the Black Canyon? Or perhaps you want to climb some ice or work on some mixed, nasty stuff? Hopefully you'll find it here on the most comprehensive climbing database in Colorado.

Areas are grouped, in general, geographically to their nearest major town to help you locate climbing areas and plan your trips. Local info, such as, where to stay, good places to eat, brew pubs etc. have been added as well to make your stay more enjoyable. If you can't find the information you need, then go to the forums and ask a question.

Either search for routes by area and then crag via the menu to the left of this page, or use the search tool to locate routes by different criteria, such as grade and location. With approximately 5700 routes (and growing), hopefully you can find something to your liking.

If you are looking for specific types of climbing, like sport, trad, ice, etc., you can lock on to those routes quickly by using the show routes drop down box. It's located just above the select area menu on the left side of the page. For example, if you select ice, you'll see all the ice climbing locations in Colorado. The number of routes is listed in bright red!

Or, if you only want the ice/mixed climbs, you can connect to the temporary collection of ice/mixed routes. Please give us feedback.

A new area we're trying out is a section on ?Indoor Walls? in the state. There are some deals, some interesting features, and info for these walls for when you you're pulling on plastic.

Resources

Ice Conditions;mode=&daysold=90&locationId=105708956&filter=COND
Here is a quick link for the latest ice conditions;mode=&daysold=90&locationId=105708956&filter=COND that have been reported. Going somewhere new this weekend and not sure about whether the ice is in or not, then post a question in the ice conditions forum.

Seasonal Closures
This is a quick link to seasonal closures in Colorado.

Current Weather;product=rwr&issuedby=CO
These are actual weather and temperatures throughout Colorado. The link above is for Denver/Boulder or NOAA and enter a nearby city.

Colorado Web Cams
The title says it all, web cams throughout Colorado to help you decide where to go today!

American Alpine Club
Founded in 1902, The American Alpine Club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting climbing knowledge, conserving mountain environments, and serving the American climbing community. The library for the AAC in Golden is the largest public library in the country for climbing!

Access Fund
Since 1990, the Access Fund has been the only national advocacy organization that keeps climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment. If you only donate to one climbing organization this year, please consider supporting the Access Fund.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Colorado

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI5 M6 R
 103
Ames Ice Hose
Trad, Mixed, Ice 3 pitches
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 934
East Face (Standard)
Trad 8 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 1,905
The Bastille Crack
Trad 5 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 1,396
Rewritten
Trad 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 590
South Face
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 901
Playin' Hooky
Sport 4 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 1,070
The Yellow Spur
Trad 6 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 375
Center Route
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 543
Casual Route
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
 577
Outer Space
Trad 2 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 229
The Scenic Cruise
Trad 13 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 254
Pervertical Sanctuary
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 383
The Naked Edge
Trad 6 pitches
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 179
Wunsch's Dihedral
Trad 4 pitches
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 80
Archangel
Sport 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Ames Ice Hose CO Ice & Mixed > Telluride > Ames Wall
 103
WI5 M6 R Trad, Mixed, Ice 3 pitches
East Face (Standard) Boulder > … > North > Third Flatiron
 934
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 8 pitches
The Bastille Crack Boulder > … > Bastille > Bastille - N Face
 1,905
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 5 pitches
Rewritten Boulder > … > Redgarden Wall > Redgarden - Lumpe to…
 1,396
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 6 pitches
South Face Alpine Rock > RMNP - Rock > Petit Grepon
 590
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
Playin' Hooky Golden > Clear Creek Canyon > Creek Side
 901
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 4 pitches
The Yellow Spur Boulder > … > Redgarden Wall > Redgarden - Tower One
 1,070
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 6 pitches
Center Route S Platte > Cathedral Spire… > Cynical Pinnacle
 375
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Casual Route Alpine Rock > … > Long's Peak > Diamond
 543
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Outer Space Boulder > … > Bastille > Bastille - N Face
 577
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R Trad 2 pitches
The Scenic Cruise Gunnison > … > N Rim Routes > N Chasm View Wall
 229
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 13 pitches
Pervertical Sanctuary Alpine Rock > … > Long's Peak > Diamond
 254
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
The Naked Edge Boulder > … > Redgarden Wall > Redgarden - Tower Two
 383
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 6 pitches
Wunsch's Dihedral S Platte > Cathedral Spire… > Cynical Pinnacle
 179
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 4 pitches
Archangel Boulder > Upper Dream Canyon > Lost Angel
 80
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport 2 pitches
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