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Areas in 10 Mile Canyon

Cache Wall, The 0 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Diamond Wall, The 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Dome, The 12 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14
Halfway Rock 0 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Mount Royal (near Frisco) 3 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Officer's Gulch West 1 / 14 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 16
Officer's Wall 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Shire, The 0 / 2 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Sunshine Buttess (aka Wichita Wall) 12 / 10 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 16
White Cliff 5 / 16 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 19

Description

10 Mile Canyon is the stretch of road on I-70 between Frisco and Copper Mountain. There are several crags on this 5 mile section of I-70. The rock is is a mixture of alpine gneiss and granite with varying degrees of quality. Much cleaning is needed to establish new routes in this area.

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Getting There

Take I-70 past Frisco and short of Copper Mountain.

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Classic Climbing Routes at 10 Mile Canyon

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Easy Redhead
Sport
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Dirty Blonde
Sport 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Blitz Girls
Trad, Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Logan's Run
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
CBU
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Zebra
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Royal Flush
Sport 8 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Parallel Universe
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Funky Gunky
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dirty Downs
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Aces High
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Trinity
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Corner Route
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Overhangutang
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Thunder Buffalo
Sport
Easy Redhead White Cliff 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Dirty Blonde White Cliff 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Blitz Girls White Cliff 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport
Logan's Run Officer's Gulch West 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
CBU Dome 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Zebra White Cliff 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Royal Flush Mount Royal (near Frisco) 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 8 pitches
Parallel Universe White Cliff 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Funky Gunky White Cliff 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Dirty Downs Officer's Gulch West 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Aces High Mount Royal (near Frisco) 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Trinity Officer's Gulch West 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Corner Route Officer's Gulch West 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Overhangutang White Cliff 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Thunder Buffalo Cache Wall 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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Hey all, I may have left a size 43 Katana lace up a few days back either in a rest stop between Dillon and Frisco or in a parking area on 10 Mile Drive, just behind a Taco Bell. If you guys find it, I'll supply some reward $$$ or a 6-pack!

Get in touch with me at 3077304933 or, if I don't have service, shoot me an email at andyrenz5@gmail.com.

Thanks! Nov 16, 2017
Sunshine11
Silverthorne, CO
Sunshine11   Silverthorne, CO
Anyone know of there are established routes on the SE-facing cliffs at the base of Red Peak? Know if there is a guide? What the name of those cliffs are? Much appreciated! Oct 22, 2014
bryan dalpes
Livingston, MT
bryan dalpes   Livingston, MT
Does anyone know about a possible ice/mixed climb maybe a quarter mile (or less) west of Royal Flush? I've seen ice in a chimney 5-600' feet up the slope. Was curious if anyone has ventured up to check it out? Feb 1, 2012
a.brown
Boise, ID
a.brown   Boise, ID
I heard that there is a bolted route on Red Peak next to Silverthorne. I heard it was about 1500 feet! Anyone know about this climb? I would love to find out more! Please. May 23, 2011

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