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Areas in Bridger Range

"M" in Bozeman, The 2 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Ainger Lake 5 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7 / 7
Middle Cottonwood Canyon 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Ross Peak 2 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 4
Wolverine Bowl 0 / 39 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 39 / 39
Elevation: 9,665 ft
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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

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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
East Buttress Ridge
Sport, Alpine
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
ASS!
Sport, Alpine
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Cold Forged Steel
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
The Beat Connection
Sport, Alpine
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Freaks of the Industry
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
The Fellowship
Trad, Sport, Alpine 9 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
You're My Cup of Tea
Sport, Alpine
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Hate Street Dialogue
Sport, Alpine
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Single Synapse Rat Brain
Sport, Alpine
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
Trial By Fire
Sport, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
The Fellowship Direct (aka The Mother…
Trad, Sport, Alpine
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Hippy Killin' Conundrum
Sport, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
East Buttress Ridge Ainger Lake > Frazier Cirque > E Buttress 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport, Alpine
ASS! Wolverine Bowl > Denmark 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport, Alpine
Cold Forged Steel Ainger Lake > Frazier Lake 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
The Beat Connection Wolverine Bowl > Bud Wall 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, Alpine
Freaks of the Industry "M" in Bozeman 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
The Fellowship Ross Peak 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad, Sport, Alpine 9 pitches
You're My Cup of Tea Wolverine Bowl > Denmark 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, Alpine
Hate Street Dialogue Wolverine Bowl > Lower Replica 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, Alpine
Single Synapse Rat Brain Wolverine Bowl > Upper Replica 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, Alpine
Trial By Fire Ross Peak 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13 Sport, Alpine 9 pitches
The Fellowship Direct (aka… Ross Peak 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport, Alpine
Hippy Killin' Conundrum Wolverine Bowl > Bud Wall 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, Alpine
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