Elevation: 5,180 ft
GPS: 45.642, -110.906 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Patrick K. on Nov 10, 2009 with 1 Suggestions
Admins: grk10vq, Zach Wahrer
Access Issue: Dont park on the Interstate (go totrail creek exit) Details

Description

Not exactly, Bozeman's Pass, this "Bozeman Pass" is a climbing area in Rocky Canyon. Know by most as The Pass, this collection of crags ranging from 5.6 - 5.13b has an abundance of sport climbing on shorter than normal walls.

High quality rock marked with pockets, crimps and solid faces, good for beginners and experts. Those looking for the serious goods, warm-up, then hit the Training Wall. Those looking for a solid, yet mellow outing, start at Frat Boy, Recess, or Public Service Wall.

Summary
: Limestone - Primarily Sport, All levels, Easy access (15-30 min approach), noisy due to the highway. A large cluster of separated crags, 60m minimum, a 70m for a few lines. Areas can be shaded and cool during afternoon. Upper crags seems to get more sun during the day. Season: Spring, Summer, & Fall.

Getting There

Take the interstate east out of Bozeman and take exit 316 for Trail Creek. Turn left (north) to go under the overpass, and follow the road left (west). Drive to the end of the road and park near the end of the fence.

From here walk on an old road west, through a gate (close it behind you). Continue for about 200 yards, then climb a 3-rung wooden ladder over the fence. Walk another 1/2 mile west parallel to the highway. The trail will go downhill to the level of the highway, then back uphill just before the cliffs. Frat Boy Wall is the first climbing spot you'll encounter, if you take the right fork.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bozeman Pass

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 18
Public Enemy
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 18
Public Service Announcement
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 25
Dodge Ball
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 29
Hiroshima
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 9
Screaming Woman
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 22
Schools Out
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 35
Fatman
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 39
The Natural
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 18
When the Time Comes
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 14
Fright Train
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 7
Junk Show
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 15
Black Russian
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 28
China Crisis
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 10
Train Wreck
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 10
ByLine
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Public Enemy Public Service Wall
 18
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Public Service Announcement Public Service Wall
 18
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Dodge Ball Recess Wall
 25
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Hiroshima Frat Boy Wall
 29
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Screaming Woman Belly Dancer Wall
 9
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Schools Out Recess Wall
 22
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Fatman Frat Boy Wall
 35
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
The Natural Frat Boy Wall
 39
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
When the Time Comes Training Wall
 18
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Fright Train Training Wall
 14
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Sport
Junk Show Kitchen Sink
 7
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Black Russian Training Wall
 15
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
China Crisis Training Wall
 28
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Train Wreck Training Wall
 10
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
ByLine Training Wall
 10
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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