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
Rumble in the Jungle
Sport
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 13
Lions, Tigers, and Bears
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 26
Dirty Bird
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 6
Super Bowl
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 20
Belly Full of Beer
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 9
The Fire Spire
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 11
Tall Boy
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 12
The Gladiator
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 28
Takin' Care of Business
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 14
Blue Collar
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Orange Crush
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 7
Dirty Old Men
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 10
Drowning in Flame
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 8
Unknown 11
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 7
Barfly
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Rumble in the Jungle Africa
 7
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport
Lions, Tigers, and Bears Coliseum
 13
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport
Dirty Bird Blue Collar Wall
 26
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Super Bowl Africa
 6
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Belly Full of Beer Blue Collar Wall
 20
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Fire Spire Fire Spire
 9
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Tall Boy Bukowski Buttress
 11
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Gladiator Coliseum
 12
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Takin' Care of Business Blue Collar Wall
 28
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Blue Collar Blue Collar Wall
 14
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Orange Crush Sunfire Slab
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Dirty Old Men Sunfire Slab
 7
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Drowning in Flame Bukowski Buttress
 10
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
 7
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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