Elevation: 5,181 ft
GPS: 46.59, -112.068 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Brad Maddock on Sep 5, 2017
Admins: GRK, Zach Wahrer

Description

Fun limestone sport climbing within walking/biking distance of downtown Helena. These climbs were developed with permission from Helena Parks and Recreation. No further route development is permitted unless authorized by the City of Helena. Please respect this, as well as other trail user groups. Climbers are the newest addition to the heavily used park, making a good impression is important!

Special thanks to everyone involved in the development process especially our corporate donors and sponsors: Stone Tree Climbing Center, The Helena Tourism Alliance, and Helena Climbers Coalition. Additional thanks to those that gave generous personal donations and volunteered their time to make the dream of climbing in our "backyard" a reality. If you are interested in further supporting this project or others please join and donate to the Helena Climbers Coalition helenaclimberscoalition.org/ and find our local climbing community on Facebook: Helena Climbers Coalition.

Getting There

This climbing is located within a 20-30min hike of the main Mount Helena Trailhead parking area. Park at the trailhead, and walk up the 1906 trail (main trail to the top of Mt. Helena) for about 20-30 min just past the "devils kitchen cave" until the rock meets the trail. Climbs start here.

19 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Mount Helena

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 11
Ansley's Way
Sport 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 12
Last Chance
Sport, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 9
Mr. Clean
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 11
Giggles and Grenades
Sport, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 10
Summer Solstice
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
Golden Light Gainer
Sport, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Oasis
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 6
The Prospector
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Vigilante
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Whit's Wobbler
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 5
Apple
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Big Dorothy
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Devil Makes Three
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Ansley's Way Sunset Slab
 11
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport 2 pitches
Last Chance Sunset Slab
 12
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport, TR
Mr. Clean Sunset Slab
 9
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Giggles and Grenades Sunset Slab
 11
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport, TR
Summer Solstice Sunset Slab
 10
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Golden Light Gainer Sunset Slab
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, TR
Oasis Water Streak Area
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Prospector Water Streak Area
 6
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Vigilante Vigilante Wall
 5
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Whit's Wobbler Whit's Wall
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Apple Red Slab
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Big Dorothy Red Slab
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Devil Makes Three Red Slab
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
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