Elevation: 9,665 ft
GPS: 45.889, -110.958 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: GRK on Apr 24, 2011
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Description

A sub-set of the Rocky Mountains, the Bridge Range runs north to south between Bozeman and Livingston and is separated from the Gallatin Range to the south by Bozeman Pass.

Primarily used as a skiing, biking, and hiking area, Bridger Pass has more recently been noted as a half-way decent climbing area. With about 50 miles of rock to climb, this area has a just about everything. Quality ranges from extremely good to extremely poor.
With the exception of The "M" approach time varies and you should expect at least one to three hours for Ross Peak and Ainger Lake.

Most climbing in the Bridger Range is an all day affair, so pack carefully and come prepared. Expect a full day and bring enough clothes for hot, cold, or wet weather.

Getting There

Located between Bozeman and Livingston this area is separated from the Gallatin Range to the south by Bozeman Pass. See individual areas for a better description on how to get there.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bridger Range

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 12
East Buttress Ridge
Sport, Alpine
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 26
Cold Forged Steel
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 23
The Fellowship
Trad, Sport, Alpine 9 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 14
The Beat Connection
Sport, Alpine
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
 14
Trial By Fire
Sport, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 13
Hate Street Dialogue
Sport, Alpine
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 10
Single Synapse Rat Brain
Sport, Alpine
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
 12
Sacred Silence
Sport, Alpine 8 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 3
The Fellowship Direct (aka The M…
Trad, Sport, Alpine
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 5
Hippy Killin' Conundrum
Sport, Alpine
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 7
Stud Finder
Sport, Alpine
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 6
Eggs, Milk, and Flower (Pancake…
Sport, Alpine
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 3
Marceline
Sport, Alpine
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13
 6
Blue Phoenix
Sport, Alpine 8 pitches
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 3
Summer Blues
Sport, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
East Buttress Ridge Ainger Lake > Frazier Cirque > E Buttress
 12
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport, Alpine
Cold Forged Steel Ainger Lake > Frazier Lake
 26
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
The Fellowship Ross Peak
 23
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad, Sport, Alpine 9 pitches
The Beat Connection Wolverine Bowl > Bud Wall
 14
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, Alpine
Trial By Fire Ross Peak
 14
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13 Sport, Alpine 9 pitches
Hate Street Dialogue Wolverine Bowl > Lower Replica
 13
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, Alpine
Single Synapse Rat Brain Wolverine Bowl > Upper Replica
 10
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, Alpine
Sacred Silence Ross Peak
 12
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13 Sport, Alpine 8 pitches
The Fellowship Direct (aka… Ross Peak
 3
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport, Alpine
Hippy Killin' Conundrum Wolverine Bowl > Bud Wall
 5
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, Alpine
Stud Finder Wolverine Bowl > Upper Replica
 7
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, Alpine
Eggs, Milk, and Flower (Pan… Wolverine Bowl > Upper Replica
 6
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, Alpine
Marceline Wolverine Bowl > Tree House
 3
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, Alpine
Blue Phoenix Ross Peak
 6
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13 Sport, Alpine 8 pitches
Summer Blues Wolverine Bowl > Upper Replica
 3
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, Alpine
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