Elevation: 9,500 ft
GPS: 40.313, -105.652 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Mar 12, 2014
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description

This is an organizational entry for this subarea that lies 200m from Bear Lake.

There are multiple high quality mixed lines here. Protection varies from bolts to traditional pro. Some folks don't need much in the way of winter to climb here.

L->R (from the
Source: Eli Helmuth. ):

A. Dingleberry Crack, 11+ M6+ R, 1p, 60', gear.
B. The Ramp, M1-2, gear.

C. Crack 1, M4-5, 1p, gear.
D. Crack 2, M4-5, 1p, gear.
E. Furry Thang, 12- WI5 M8 PG-13, 1p, 70', bolts.
F. Ole #2, M5, 2p, 10m, bolts & gear.
G. ?, TR?
H. Spider Nutz, 12 M10- PG-13, 1p, 60', bolts & gear.
I. Smokey, 12 M9+ PG-13, 1-2p, 90', bolts.
J. Grizzly, 12+ WI5+ M10 PG-13, 1p, 27', bolts, pins, & gear.
K. Stem Corner, M5-6, 1p, 86', TR or gear.

Getting There

Go to Bear Lake at the end of the Bear Lake Road in RMNP. Park. This area is 200m from the lake towards the inlet side. "The trail is pretty solid these days with all the traffic, and it steps over the wooden fence on the south side of the inlet creek then stays climber's left above the creek for the remainder."

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bear's Den

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
M6+
 14
Ole No. 2
Mixed
M5+
 10
Stem Corner
Trad, TR, Mixed
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a WI5 M8 PG13
 12
Furry Thang
Sport, Mixed, Ice
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b M10- PG13
 6
Spider Nutz
Sport, Mixed
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b WI5+ M9+ PG13
 5
Smokey
Sport, TR, Mixed, Ice
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Ole No. 2
 14
M6+ Mixed
Stem Corner
 10
M5+ Trad, TR, Mixed
Furry Thang
 12
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a WI5 M8 PG13 Sport, Mixed, Ice
Spider Nutz
 6
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b M10- PG13 Sport, Mixed
Smokey
 5
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b WI5+ M9+ PG13 Sport, TR, Mixed, Ice
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