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 with improvements by Matt Wenger
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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.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 5
The Beach
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 13
Dirty Bird
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Over The Shoulder Boulder Holder
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
Serenity Now
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
The Fire Spire
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
Tall Boy
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Nude Beach
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 13
Takin' Care of Business
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 7
Drowning in Flame
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 4
Unknown 11 (not Bar Fly)
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 3
Barfly
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Beach Nude Beach
 5
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Dirty Bird Blue Collar Wall
 13
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Over The Shoulder Boulder H… Nude Beach
 3
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Serenity Now Bukowski Buttress
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Fire Spire Fire Spire
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Tall Boy Bukowski Buttress
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Nude Beach Nude Beach
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Takin' Care of Business Blue Collar Wall
 13
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Drowning in Flame Bukowski Buttress
 7
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Unknown 11 (not Bar Fly) Bukowski Buttress
 4
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Barfly Bukowski Buttress
 3
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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Matt Wenger
Bozeman
Matt Wenger   Bozeman
Lots of routes here are quite long. Bring a 70m. Apr 16, 2017