Elevation: 4,781 ft
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Description

The southwestern region of Montana holds lots of climbing, encompassing towns such as Helena, Butte, and Bozeman. If you are into boulders, sport routes, single-pitch trad, or long routes in the mountains, there is something here for you.

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Usually accessed from I-90 and I-15. See specific areas for more information.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Southwest Region

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI3+
 62
Genesis II
Ice
WI3+
 74
Genesis I
TR, Ice
M4
 51
The Thrill is Gone
Mixed
WI4
 54
The Dribbles
Trad, Ice, Alpine 4 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 111
Skyline Arete
Trad 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 109
Sparerib
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 45
The Mutt and Jeff
Trad 5 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 133
Standard Route
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 57
Thing In Between
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 42
Diesel Driver
Trad
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 62
Tigger
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 56
Flake Fest
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 46
Black Line
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 74
Theoretically
Trad, TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 53
Ignition
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Genesis II Hyalite Canyon > Genesis Area
 62
WI3+ Ice
Genesis I Hyalite Canyon > Genesis Area
 74
WI3+ TR, Ice
The Thrill is Gone Hyalite Canyon > Unnamed Wall
 51
M4 Mixed
The Dribbles Hyalite Canyon > Dribbles Area
 54
WI4 Trad, Ice, Alpine 4 pitches
Skyline Arete Gallatin Canyon > … > Skyline Buttress > Skyline North
 111
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 6 pitches
Sparerib Gallatin Canyon > E Side > Sparerib Area
 109
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
The Mutt and Jeff Humbug Spires > Wedge
 45
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
Standard Route Gallatin Canyon > W Side > Gallatin Tower
 133
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Thing In Between Gallatin Canyon > W Side > Gallatin Tower
 57
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Diesel Driver Gallatin Canyon > E Side > Black Line Buttress
 42
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Tigger Gallatin Canyon > W Side > Gallatin Tower
 62
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Flake Fest Paradise Valley > Allenspur > 7-11 Crag
 56
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Black Line Gallatin Canyon > E Side > Black Line Buttress
 46
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Theoretically Hyalite Canyon > Practice Rock
 74
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR
Ignition Bear Canyon > Prow
 53
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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