Elevation: 6,293 ft
GPS: 45.262, -111.307 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Description

This area is composed of all climbing and crags including and surrounding Big Sky. There are numerous areas to climb and boulder in this area and crags are on both sides of the river. Most climbing described here will be found between Red Cliff Campground and south of the bridge to Bozeman.

The climbing found in this area is as varied as its quality. Not as solid as other areas, the rock here is still acceptable by most standards. Bouldering, sport climbing, and epic alpine climbing can be found here, see individual areas for more detailed descriptions.

Getting There

The Big Sky section of Montana is mostly located along Highway 191 and lies between the "35 mph" bridge from Bozeman and extends south to the Red Cliff Campground. See individual areas for directions.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Big Sky Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2- 5+
 4
Rapid Crimp
Boulder
V3 6A
 3
Out of Africa
Boulder
V4-5 6B+
 6
Uzumaki
Boulder
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 13
Fat Man's Reunion
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 26
The Hunted
Sport, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 5
Worker Bee
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 8
New World Route
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Hot Pocket
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 22
Pocket Protector
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 21
Pocket Pool
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
Original Route
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 3
Astral Projection
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 5
Zingy
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Rapid Crimp Greek Creek & S… > Sagebrush Point… > Whitewater Wall
 4
V2- 5+ Boulder
Out of Africa Hidden Lakes > District One > Out of Africa Boulder
 3
V3 6A Boulder
Uzumaki Hidden Lakes > District One > Uzumaki Boulder
 6
V4-5 6B+ Boulder
Fat Man's Reunion Greek Creek & S… > Greek Creek Crag
 13
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
The Hunted Red Cliff Campg… > Main Cliff
 26
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport, TR
Worker Bee Beehive Basin > Beehive Peak
 5
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
New World Route Beehive Basin > Beehive Peak
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
Hot Pocket Red Cliff Campg… > Campsite 18 Cliff
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Pocket Protector Red Cliff Campg… > Main Cliff
 22
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Pocket Pool Red Cliff Campg… > Main Cliff
 21
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Original Route Beehive Basin > Beehive Peak
 6
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Astral Projection Red Cliff Campg… > Energy Wall
 3
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Zingy Red Cliff Campg… > Energy Wall
 5
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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