Elevation: 8,350 ft
GPS: 39.788, -105.633 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Oct 5, 2011 with improvements by Harald Harb
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Access Issue: Please be respectful of the land! Details

Description

This is an area near I-70 and Dumont that has a few crags. There are at least 7 climbable crags in the vicinty and probably more. This entry will help facilitate adding additional crags, so it winds up being sort of an organizational entry.

There is granite and gneiss in this area. Some of the land is private, so be respectful of these issues.

Mill Creek follows the road and is a pleasant after climbing spot to cool down.

Parking is somewhat limited. Spots along the Frontage Road are posted as "no parking", so pay attention here. Parking along Mill Creek Road is also limited.

Getting There

From the east, drive up I-70 west of Idaho Springs to exit 235. For the crags north of I-70, the National Forest boundary is ~2.2 miles north up Mill Creek Road.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Dumont vicinity

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 34
The Dirty Boulevard
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 31
Honey Pot
Sport, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 28
Prowler
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 26
Feline Antics
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 21
Watch Your Dog
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 12
Randall Force
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 37
Sweet Petite
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 13
Strong Force
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 38
Eye of the Tiger
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 14
The Strike
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 14
Scantily Trad
Trad
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 3
How Can A Monkey Jump Over The O…
Trad, Sport
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 3
The Power Stripper
Trad, Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 9
Sadhaka Yogi, aka The Seeker
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 10
Lou Reed
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Dirty Boulevard Mill Creek Crag
 34
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Honey Pot Mill Creek Crag
 31
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, TR
Prowler Mill Creek Block
 28
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Feline Antics Mill Creek Crag
 26
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Watch Your Dog Mill Creek Block
 21
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Randall Force Lisa Randall Wall
 12
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Sweet Petite Mill Creek Crag
 37
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Strong Force Lisa Randall Wall
 13
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Eye of the Tiger Mill Creek Crag
 38
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
The Strike Mill Creek Block
 14
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Scantily Trad Mill Creek Crag
 14
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad
How Can A Monkey Jump Over… Mill Creek Dome
 3
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, Sport
The Power Stripper Mill Creek Dome
 3
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, Sport
Sadhaka Yogi, aka The Seeker Mill Creek Dome
 9
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Lou Reed Mill Creek Crag
 10
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Trad
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