Elevation: 13,000 ft
GPS: 40.024, -105.644 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: ClimbandMine on Jan 22, 2015
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
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Description

The Arapahoe Peaks, located west of Boulder in the heart of the Indian Peaks Wilderness are host to a few ridges and couloirs of note. Great views and easy access override the annoyance of the Boulder watershed prohibition area to the east of the mountains.

Getting There

Drive up Boulder Canyon (CO 119) to Nederland, and follow signs to Eldora (the town, not the ski area). Drive through the town and up the dirt road, bearing right to the [Fourth] of July trailhead. Use the appropriate trail to approach your climb. Roach's book is a good reference.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Arapahoe Peaks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
Steep Snow
 61
Skywalker Couloir
Snow
 8
North Star Couloir
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Skywalker Couloir
 61
Steep Snow Snow
North Star Couloir
 8
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