Elevation: 4,176 ft
GPS: 46.633, -111.567 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: The Morse-Bradys on Feb 1, 2013 · Updates
Admins: GRK, Zach Wahrer

Description

Mostly shady, with classic walls such as the Blue Collar and Bukowski Walls.

Getting There

From Helena: Take Canyon Ferry Road (Hwy 430/284) East around North side of lake over the dam. Turn left on Avalanche Gulch Road. Drive time: 50 minutes.

From Bozeman: Take I-90 West to 287 North towards Helena. Turn right in Townsend on Hwy 12. Take a left on Hwy 284. Head north for about 25 miles. Turn right on Avalanche Gulch Road. Drive time: 1:15

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Classic Climbing Routes at Avalanche Gulch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 7
Lions, Tigers, and Bears
Sport
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 4
Rumble in the Jungle
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 19
Dirty Bird
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Super Bowl
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 17
Belly Full of Beer
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
The Fire Spire
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 6
The Gladiator
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
Darling Nikki
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 21
Takin' Care of Business
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 5
Orange Crush
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 4
Bang for Buck
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 6
Dirty Old Men
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 9
Drowning in Flame
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 8
Unknown 11
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 6
Barfly
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Lions, Tigers, and Bears Coliseum
 7
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport
Rumble in the Jungle Africa
 4
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport
Dirty Bird Blue Collar Wall
 19
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Super Bowl Africa
 3
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Belly Full of Beer Blue Collar Wall
 17
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Fire Spire Fire Spire
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
The Gladiator Coliseum
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Darling Nikki Nude Beach SW Face
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Takin' Care of Business Blue Collar Wall
 21
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Orange Crush Sunfire Slab
 5
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Bang for Buck Bukowski Buttress
 4
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Dirty Old Men Sunfire Slab
 6
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Drowning in Flame Bukowski Buttress
 9
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Unknown 11 Bukowski Buttress
 8
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Barfly Bukowski Buttress
 6
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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