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Classic Climbs for St. Vrain Canyons


Mountain Project's determination of the most popular, highly-rated routes.

V3 6A
 8
Sinister Minister
Boulder
V3 6A
 8
The Arete
Boulder
V4 6B
 3
Rebel Forces
Boulder
V5 6C
 6
Devil's Face
Boulder
V10 7C+
 5
Get Over It
Boulder
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 13
Funhouse Chimney
TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 29
Emergency Entrance
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 42
Admission Crack
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 51
Community Service (formerly Little Fl…
Sport, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 60
Handcrack-a-rete
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 37
Merit Based Pay
Trad, Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 9
Right Side
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 9
The Lion's Face
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 48
Unleash The Lions
Trad 2 pitches
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 27
The Ridge
Trad 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 15
The Arch of Titus
Trad, Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 53
Hollow Man
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 56
Remission
Sport, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
The Enthusiast aka Guided by Voices
Trad, TR 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 26
Original Route
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 10
Center Slab
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 54
Casual Corner
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 25
Tom Thumb
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
Revocation
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
Tigers in Lipstick
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Air Apparent
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 6
Southern Cross
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 88
KeeMoSabe
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 30
Exit Stage Left
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 10
Love, Honor, and Belay
Trad, Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 19
Mnemonic Plague
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 14
I Promise Not To Cam In Your Mouth
Trad 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 19
Green Slab
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 10
Sonata
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 9
Scoop Up a Little Sky
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 26
Crooked Cross
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 10
Alley Cat Street
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 4
Lithophyte
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 12
Vrainavore
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 20
Fogline
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 3
Brutal Planet
Trad, TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 4
Red Hanger Dihedral, NW Face
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 12
Caesar's
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 7
White Shores
Trad, Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 35
Lost in Time
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 61
Sunshine Dihedral
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Deodorant
Trad, Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Flop, The
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
Mûmakil
Trad
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 72
Upside The Cranium
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 48
Panic in the Gray Room
Sport, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 45
Rawhide
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 7
Big Dogs Variation
Trad, Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 10
Arborvitae
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 25
Hollow Be Thy Name
Trad, Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 10
Nocturne
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 17
Skull and Bones
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 15
Winter Dreams / Gene and George's Exc…
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 40
Ionic Column
Trad, Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 4
Seams Alright
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 4
Gravity's Rainbow
Trad
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 10
Fever Dance
Trad
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 29
Livewire
Trad, Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 33
Cyberchondrial Paranoia
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 75
Introducing Meteor Dad
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 12
A Long December
Trad 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
Acrophobia
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 31
Life After James
Sport 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 6
The Bucket List
Trad, Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 5
Climb of the Anonymous Coward (Var)
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 5
Alien Hot Rod
Trad, Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 3
Half Cracked
Trad, TR
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 12
Telegraph Road
Sport 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 3
The Princess Tried
Sport 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 29
Escape from Alcatraz
Sport, TR
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 10
Comanche Warrior
Sport 2 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 10
Goldshut Arete
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 12
Broken Arrow
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 4
Haradrim
Trad
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 8
Sneak Attack
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 5
Red Tag
Trad, Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 12
Pocket Hercules
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 3
Cuervo Gold
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 3
War Path
Sport 2 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 16
The Bruise Collector
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 99
Redneck Hero
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Big Dogs on the Prowl
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R
 22
Neurosurgeon
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 22
Temptation Arete
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 5
Highway Robbery
Sport 2 pitches
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 11
Big, Big, Monkey Man
Trad
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 4
Belligerent Buttress
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 3
Crawfish
Sport
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 4
Perfect Stemetry
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 4
Botany of Desire
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 24
New Horizon
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 24
Old Yellar
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 12
Brother From Another Planet
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 4
Goldfinger
Sport
5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
 13
Le Diamant E'ternal
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Sinister Minister N Fork of the S… > Big Elk Meadows… > Sanctuary
 8
V3 6A Boulder
The Arete N Fork of the S… > Big Elk Meadows… > Sanctuary
 8
V3 6A Boulder
Rebel Forces S Fork of St. V… > Creekside Boulders > Rebel Boulder
 3
V4 6B Boulder
Devil's Face N Fork of the S… > Big Elk Meadows… > Sanctuary
 6
V5 6C Boulder
Get Over It N Fork of the S… > Big Elk Meadows… > Double Trouble Boulder
 5
V10 7C+ Boulder
Funhouse Chimney S Fork of St. V… > Scout Rock
 13
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a TR
Emergency Entrance S Fork of St. V… > Upper Infirmary Slabs
 29
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Admission Crack S Fork of St. V… > Upper Infirmary Slabs
 42
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Community Service (formerly… S Fork of St. V… > Upper Infirmary Slabs
 51
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport, TR
Handcrack-a-rete S Fork of St. V… > Coliseum
 60
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Merit Based Pay S Fork of St. V… > Upper Infirmary Slabs
 37
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Sport
Right Side Middle Fork of… > Piz Badille > West-Northwest Face
 9
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
The Lion's Face S Fork of St. V… > Coliseum
 9
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Unleash The Lions S Fork of St. V… > Coliseum
 48
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
The Ridge Middle Fork of… > Piz Badille > West-Northwest Face
 27
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad 5 pitches
The Arch of Titus S Fork of St. V… > Arch of Titus
 15
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport
Hollow Man S Fork of St. V… > Coliseum
 53
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Remission S Fork of St. V… > Upper Infirmary Slabs
 56
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
The Enthusiast aka Guided b… S Fork of St. V… > Rapids Rock
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR 2 pitches
Original Route S Fork of St. V… > Observatory Rock
 26
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Center Slab S Fork of St. V… > Spire
 10
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Casual Corner S Fork of St. V… > Monkey Skull
 54
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Tom Thumb S Fork of St. V… > Scout Rock
 25
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Revocation S Fork of St. V… > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Tigers in Lipstick N Fork of the S… > Longmont Reserv… > Tigers in Lipstick
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Air Apparent S Fork of St. V… > Upper Infirmary Slabs
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Southern Cross S Fork of St. V… > Sentinel
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
KeeMoSabe S Fork of St. V… > Scout Rock
 88
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Exit Stage Left S Fork of St. V… > Scout Rock
 30
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Love, Honor, and Belay S Fork of St. V… > Scout Rock
 10
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Sport
Mnemonic Plague S Fork of St. V… > December Wall
 19
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
I Promise Not To Cam In You… S Fork of St. V… > December Wall
 14
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Green Slab N Fork of the S… > Longmont Reserv… > Buick Rocks and Hitle…
 19
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Sonata S Fork of St. V… > Trojan Bunny Buttress
 10
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Scoop Up a Little Sky S Fork of St. V… > Pilot Knob > Second Tier
 9
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Crooked Cross S Fork of St. V… > Sentinel
 26
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Alley Cat Street S Fork of St. V… > N Narrows Slabs
 10
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Lithophyte S Fork of St. V… > Acrophile
 4
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Vrainavore S Fork of St. V… > Coliseum
 12
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Fogline S Fork of St. V… > Sentinel
 20
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Brutal Planet S Fork of St. V… > Dance Hall of the Dead
 3
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Red Hanger Dihedral, NW Face Middle Fork of… > Piz Badille > South-southwest Face…
 4
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Caesar's S Fork of St. V… > December Wall
 12
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
White Shores S Fork of St. V… > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs
 7
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Lost in Time S Fork of St. V… > Coliseum
 35
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Sunshine Dihedral S Fork of St. V… > Monkey Skull
 61
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Deodorant S Fork of St. V… > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs
 5
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Flop, The S Fork of St. V… > Observatory Rock
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Mûmakil S Fork of St. V… > Upper Infirmary Slabs
 6
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Upside The Cranium S Fork of St. V… > Monkey Skull
 72
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Panic in the Gray Room S Fork of St. V… > Upper Infirmary Slabs
 48
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, TR
Rawhide S Fork of St. V… > Scout Rock
 45
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Big Dogs Variation S Fork of St. V… > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs
 7
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Arborvitae S Fork of St. V… > December Wall
 10
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Hollow Be Thy Name S Fork of St. V… > Monkey Skull
 25
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Nocturne S Fork of St. V… > December Wall
 10
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Skull and Bones S Fork of St. V… > Monkey Skull
 17
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Winter Dreams / Gene and Ge… S Fork of St. V… > December Wall
 15
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Ionic Column S Fork of St. V… > Coliseum
 40
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Seams Alright S Fork of St. V… > December Wall
 4
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Gravity's Rainbow S Fork of St. V… > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs
 4
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Fever Dance S Fork of St. V… > Monkey Skull
 10
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Livewire N Fork of the S… > Longmont Reserv… > River Wall II
 29
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, Sport
Cyberchondrial Paranoia S Fork of St. V… > Upper Infirmary Slabs
 33
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Introducing Meteor Dad N Fork of the S… > Longmont Reserv… > River Wall II
 75
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
A Long December S Fork of St. V… > December Wall
 12
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches
Acrophobia S Fork of St. V… > Acrophile
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Life After James S Fork of St. V… > December Wall
 31
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport 3 pitches
The Bucket List S Fork of St. V… > Trojan Bunny Buttress
 6
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Climb of the Anonymous Cowa… S Fork of St. V… > December Wall
 5
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Alien Hot Rod S Fork of St. V… > Area 51
 5
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Half Cracked S Fork of St. V… > Trojan Bunny Buttress
 3
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, TR
Telegraph Road S Fork of St. V… > December Wall
 12
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport 2 pitches
The Princess Tried S Fork of St. V… > Cliffs of Insanity
 3
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport 2 pitches
Escape from Alcatraz N Fork of the S… > Longmont Reserv… > River Wall II
 29
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, TR
Comanche Warrior S Fork of St. V… > Scout Rock
 10
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport 2 pitches
Goldshut Arete S Fork of St. V… > Trojan Bunny Buttress
 10
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Broken Arrow S Fork of St. V… > Scout Rock
 12
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Haradrim S Fork of St. V… > Upper Infirmary Slabs
 4
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Sneak Attack S Fork of St. V… > Scout Rock
 8
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Red Tag S Fork of St. V… > December Wall
 5
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport
Pocket Hercules N Fork of the S… > Longmont Reserv… > River Wall II
 12
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
Cuervo Gold S Fork of St. V… > Trojan Bunny Buttress
 3
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
War Path S Fork of St. V… > Scout Rock
 3
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport 2 pitches
The Bruise Collector S Fork of St. V… > Trojan Bunny Buttress
 16
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Redneck Hero N Fork of the S… > Longmont Reserv… > River Wall II
 99
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Big Dogs on the Prowl S Fork of St. V… > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs
 4
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Neurosurgeon N Fork of the S… > Longmont Reserv… > River Wall II
 22
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R Trad
Temptation Arete S Fork of St. V… > Trojan Bunny Buttress
 22
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Highway Robbery S Fork of St. V… > Watchtower
 5
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport 2 pitches
Big, Big, Monkey Man N Fork of the S… > Longmont Reserv… > River Wall II
 11
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad
Belligerent Buttress S Fork of St. V… > Fang
 4
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Crawfish S Fork of St. V… > Trojan Bunny Buttress
 3
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Perfect Stemetry S Fork of St. V… > Fang
 4
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Botany of Desire S Fork of St. V… > Trojan Bunny Buttress
 4
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
New Horizon N Fork of the S… > Longmont Reserv… > River Wall II
 24
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Old Yellar N Fork of the S… > Longmont Reserv… > Old Yellar Dome
 24
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Brother From Another Planet N Fork of the S… > Longmont Reserv… > River Wall II
 12
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
Goldfinger S Fork of St. V… > Fang
 4
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
Le Diamant E'ternal N Fork of the S… > Longmont Reserv… > River Wall II
 13
5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c Sport