Elevation: 6,286 ft
GPS: 45.92, -112.409 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Scott Coldiron on Jul 30, 2009
Admins: GRK, Zach Wahrer

Description

Homestake Pass is scattered with boulders and small crags. There are some developed areas and no doubt lots more to be done. The climbs are up to two pitches. The rock is coarse, solid granite.

Getting There

Homestake Pass is on I-90 about 7 miles east of Butte. To access Railroad Rocks, park at the Rest Area on the west bound side of I-90,near the top of the pass. For Dragon's Back, park on the west-bound shoulder near mile marker 238.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Homestake Pass

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V6 7A
 3
Trad Bod
Boulder
V8 7B
 5
K Hole
Boulder
V8 7B
 4
Dances With Drills
Boulder
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 3
Bronski Beat
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 4
Gillette Edge
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 12
Owl Dihedral
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 22
Proboscis
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Cleavage
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 8
Power Pusher
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Kitten Furry
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Close Shave
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
S Crack
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 3
Slipperman
Trad
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 3
Tabula Rasa
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Trad Bod Tracks Bouldering > A.Trad Dad Boulder
 3
V6 7A Boulder
K Hole Tracks Bouldering > Tunnel Area > Hole Boulder
 5
V8 7B Boulder
Dances With Drills Tracks Bouldering > G.Bosch Drill Boulder
 4
V8 7B Boulder
Bronski Beat Gillette Edge
 3
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Gillette Edge Gillette Edge
 4
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Owl Dihedral Dragon's Back
 12
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Proboscis Dragon's Back
 22
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Cleavage Railroad Rocks
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Power Pusher Dragon's Back
 8
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Kitten Furry Scarecase Cliffs
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Close Shave Gillette Edge
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
S Crack Gillette Edge
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Slipperman Dragon's Back
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Trad
Tabula Rasa Scarecase Cliffs
 3
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad
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