Pigeon Peak Rock Climbing
|GPS:||37.633, -107.646 Google Map · Climbing Area Map|
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|Shared By:||Max Kendall on Sep 4, 2010|
|Admins:||Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac|
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Description [Suggest Change]
Pigeon Peak is in the San Juan National Forest. Pigeon Peak is in the Weiminuche Wilderness in the Needle Mountains. It is the 57th highest peak in Colorado and known for its ruggedness and overall relief from the Animas River to the summit. The east face is a stunning, vertical wall 800-1000 feet in height. It is south of Silverton, Colorado and east of Needleton near the Durango Silverton narrow gauge railroad.
Getting There [Suggest Change]
One of the easiest approaches to Pigeon Peak is to take the train to Needleton from Silverton and then hike the trail to Ruby Lake. The peak is south of the lake.
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