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Classic Climbs for Southwest Region

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

M8+
 7
Roman Candle
Sport, Mixed
WI4
 82
The Dribbles
Trad, Ice, Alpine 4 pitches
WI3
 83
The Fat One
Ice
WI3+
 84
The Elevator Shaft
Ice
M4
 75
The Thrill is Gone
Mixed
WI5
 53
Cleopatra's Needle
Ice 3 pitches
WI3
 51
Twin Falls Left + Right
Ice
WI3
 42
Switchback Falls
Ice
WI3
 67
Fat Chance
Ice
WI4- M4
 35
The Matrix
Mixed, Ice
WI3
 85
Mummy II
Ice
WI3
 67
Hang Over
Trad, Ice
WI3+
 14
Green Gully
Ice
WI3+
 90
Genesis II
Ice
WI5-6 M8
 6
Winter Dance
Mixed, Ice 4 pitches
WI5 M4
 14
Zach Attack
Mixed, Ice 4 pitches
M4
 28
Magically Delicious
Trad, Mixed
WI4-
 25
Palisade Falls
Ice
WI5-6
 14
Bingo World
Ice
WI5-
 10
Responsible Family Men
Ice, Alpine
WI5-
 35
The Good Lookin' One
Ice
WI4
 28
Champagne Sherbert
Trad, Ice
WI5 M5
 16
Black Magic
Trad, Mixed, Ice
WI5
 10
Bobo Like
Ice 3 pitches
WI2+
 73
Lower Green Sleeves
TR, Ice
WI4-5
 75
Scepter
Ice
WI3+
 111
Genesis I
TR, Ice
V6 7A
 12
White Horse
Boulder
V7 7A+
 11
Gigarete
Boulder
V8 7B
 7
The Battle of Hoth
Boulder
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 42
Guide Route
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 79
5.6 Crack
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 50
Pinnacle Standard
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 135
Skyline Arete
Trad 6 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 68
Strawberry Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 53
Watchtower Standard Route
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 75
The Fiver
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 34
Climbing Club Route
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 171
Sparerib
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 16
New World Route
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 25
Southwest Face
Trad 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 69
The Dagger
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 31
Righteous are the Brave
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 65
Skin Diver
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 63
The Mutt and Jeff
Trad 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 69
The Waltz
Trad 4 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 182
Standard Route
Trad 3 pitches
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 41
Fire Escape
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 43
Standard Route
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 46
Yellowstone Poseidon Adventures
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 54
Rosebush Crack
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 34
Ladyfingers
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 62
Diesel Driver
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 59
Babies
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 48
Sea Bucket
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 43
Ashes of Stone
Trad, Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 58
Pineapple Thunderpussy
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 10
Aerial Book
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 51
Standard Route Direct Finish
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 78
Thing In Between
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 35
Dream Weaver
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 52
Wizards Well
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 34
Pocket Protector
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 33
Pocket Pool
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 43
Dam the Rain
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 41
Sully's Route
Sport 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 60
Under the Sea
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 40
French Connection
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 76
First Best
Trad
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 88
Tigger
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 30
Silver Foxes
Trad 3 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 95
Flake Fest
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 26
Cold Forged Steel
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 47
Spare Tire
Trad, Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 63
Black Line
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 37
Fatman
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 16
Thunderbolt and Lightfeet
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 33
Cruise Control
Trad
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 43
The Natural
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 23
The Fellowship
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 22
Too Hot to Tango
Trad, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 94
Theoretically
Trad, TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 12
Twilight Chainsaw
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 11
No Cowboys
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 30
Last of the Wild Ones Variation
Trad, Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 91
Ignition
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 7
Dogleg Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 29
Montana Centennial Route
Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
 14
Trial By Fire
Sport, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 51
Orange Crack
Trad 3 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 48
Rancho Deluxe
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
 13
Sacred Silence
Sport, Alpine 8 pitches
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 31
Tough Trip Through Paradise
Trad, Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 53
Soft in the Middle
Trad, Sport
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 11
Stigmata
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 18
Black Russian
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 31
China Crisis
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 59
Bowling for Buicks
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 29
The Fugitive
Trad
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 18
Cardiac Arete
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Roman Candle Hyalite Canyon > Come & Get It Wall
 7
M8+ Sport, Mixed
The Dribbles Hyalite Canyon > Dribbles Area
 82
WI4 Trad, Ice, Alpine 4 pitches
The Fat One Hyalite Canyon > Unnamed Wall
 83
WI3 Ice
The Elevator Shaft Hyalite Canyon > Unnamed Wall
 84
WI3+ Ice
The Thrill is Gone Hyalite Canyon > Unnamed Wall
 75
M4 Mixed
Cleopatra's Needle Hyalite Canyon > Twin Falls Area
 53
WI5 Ice 3 pitches
Twin Falls Left + Right Hyalite Canyon > Twin Falls Area
 51
WI3 Ice
Switchback Falls Hyalite Canyon > Mummy Area
 42
WI3 Ice
Fat Chance Hyalite Canyon > Mummy Area
 67
WI3 Ice
The Matrix Hyalite Canyon > Mummy Area
 35
WI4- M4 Mixed, Ice
Mummy II Hyalite Canyon > Mummy Area
 85
WI3 Ice
Hang Over Hyalite Canyon > Genesis Area
 67
WI3 Trad, Ice
Green Gully Paradise Valley > Pine Creek
 14
WI3+ Ice
Genesis II Hyalite Canyon > Genesis Area
 90
WI3+ Ice
Winter Dance Hyalite Canyon > Winter Dance Area
 6
WI5-6 M8 Mixed, Ice 4 pitches
Zach Attack Hyalite Canyon > Genesis Area
 14
WI5 M4 Mixed, Ice 4 pitches
Magically Delicious Hyalite Canyon > Unnamed Wall
 28
M4 Trad, Mixed
Palisade Falls Hyalite Canyon > Palisade Area
 25
WI4- Ice
Bingo World Hyalite Canyon > Unnamed Wall
 14
WI5-6 Ice
Responsible Family Men Hyalite Canyon > Dribbles Area
 10
WI5- Ice, Alpine
The Good Lookin' One Hyalite Canyon > Unnamed Wall
 35
WI5- Ice
Champagne Sherbert Hyalite Canyon > Flanders
 28
WI4 Trad, Ice
Black Magic Hyalite Canyon > Magic Wall
 16
WI5 M5 Trad, Mixed, Ice
Bobo Like Hyalite Canyon > Flanders
 10
WI5 Ice 3 pitches
Lower Green Sleeves Hyalite Canyon > Genesis Area
 73
WI2+ TR, Ice
Scepter Hyalite Canyon > Mummy Area
 75
WI4-5 Ice
Genesis I Hyalite Canyon > Genesis Area
 111
WI3+ TR, Ice
White Horse Hyalite Canyon > Overhangatang Boulders
 12
V6 7A Boulder
Gigarete Paradise Valley > … > Gigarete Area > Gigarete Boulder
 11
V7 7A+ Boulder
The Battle of Hoth Gallatin Canyon > … > Nunnery > Upper Nunnery
 7
V8 7B Boulder
Guide Route Gallatin Canyon > W Side > Gallatin Tower
 42
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
5.6 Crack Hyalite Canyon > Practice Rock
 79
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Pinnacle Standard Hyalite Canyon > Practice Rock
 50
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Skyline Arete Gallatin Canyon > … > Skyline Buttress > Skyline North
 135
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 6 pitches
Strawberry Crack Hyalite Canyon > Practice Rock
 68
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Watchtower Standard Route Gallatin Canyon > E Side > Watchtower - Lower
 53
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
The Fiver Hyalite Canyon > Practice Rock
 75
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Climbing Club Route Paradise Valley > Allenspur > Main Crag
 34
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Sparerib Gallatin Canyon > E Side > Sparerib Area
 171
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
New World Route Big Sky Area > Beehive Basin > Beehive Peak
 16
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
Southwest Face Humbug Spires > Wedge
 25
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
The Dagger Gallatin Canyon > W Side > Gallatin Tower
 69
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Righteous are the Brave Paradise Valley > Mill Creek > Ladyfingers Buttress
 31
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Skin Diver Bear Canyon > Lower Bear Canyon > Under The Sea Wall
 65
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
The Mutt and Jeff Humbug Spires > Wedge
 63
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
The Waltz Gallatin Canyon > E Side > Waltz Formation
 69
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Standard Route Gallatin Canyon > W Side > Gallatin Tower
 182
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Fire Escape Gallatin Canyon > E Side > Fish Face
 41
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad
Standard Route Madison River Area > Neat Rock Area > Neat Rock Main Formation
 43
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Yellowstone Poseidon Advent… Paradise Valley > Allenspur > 7-11 Crag
 46
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Rosebush Crack Hyalite Canyon > Practice Rock
 54
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Ladyfingers Paradise Valley > Mill Creek > Ladyfingers Buttress
 34
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Diesel Driver Gallatin Canyon > E Side > Black Line Buttress
 62
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Babies Hyalite Canyon > Practice Rock
 59
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Sea Bucket Bear Canyon > Lower Bear Canyon > Under The Sea Wall
 48
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Ashes of Stone Gallatin Canyon > E Side > Ashes of Stone Buttress
 43
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport
Pineapple Thunderpussy Gallatin Canyon > E Side > Pineapple Buttress
 58
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Aerial Book Spire Rock > King (W Face)
 10
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Standard Route Direct Finish Gallatin Canyon > W Side > Gallatin Tower
 51
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Thing In Between Gallatin Canyon > W Side > Gallatin Tower
 78
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Dream Weaver Spire Rock > Queen (N Face)
 35
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Wizards Well Hyalite Canyon > Practice Rock
 52
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Pocket Protector Big Sky Area > Red Cliff Campg… > Main Cliff
 34
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Pocket Pool Big Sky Area > Red Cliff Campg… > Main Cliff
 33
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Dam the Rain Paradise Valley > Allenspur > 7-11 Crag
 43
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Sully's Route Paradise Valley > Allenspur > Main Crag
 41
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 2 pitches
Under the Sea Bear Canyon > Lower Bear Canyon > Under The Sea Wall
 60
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
French Connection Paradise Valley > Allenspur > 7-11 Crag
 40
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
First Best Gallatin Canyon > W Side > Gallatin Tower
 76
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Tigger Gallatin Canyon > W Side > Gallatin Tower
 88
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Silver Foxes Gallatin Canyon > E Side > Watchtower - Upper
 30
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Flake Fest Paradise Valley > Allenspur > 7-11 Crag
 95
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Cold Forged Steel Bridger Range > Ainger Lake > Frazier Lake
 26
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Spare Tire Gallatin Canyon > W Side > Gallatin Tower
 47
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Black Line Gallatin Canyon > E Side > Black Line Buttress
 63
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Fatman Bozeman Pass > Frat Boy Wall
 37
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Thunderbolt and Lightfeet Paradise Valley > Mill Creek > Thunderbolt Buttress
 16
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Cruise Control Spire Rock > Queen (Southeast Corner)
 33
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
The Natural Bozeman Pass > Frat Boy Wall
 43
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
The Fellowship Bridger Range > Ross Peak
 23
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Too Hot to Tango Gallatin Canyon > E Side > Waltz Formation
 22
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR
Theoretically Hyalite Canyon > Practice Rock
 94
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR
Twilight Chainsaw Bear Canyon > Lower Bear Canyon > Boundary Line Fin
 12
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
No Cowboys Chestnut Mtn Crag > Adam's Rib
 11
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Last of the Wild Ones Varia… Hyalite Canyon > Practice Rock
 30
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Ignition Bear Canyon > Lower Bear Canyon > Prow
 91
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Dogleg Crack Humbug Spires > Wedge
 7
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Montana Centennial Route Paradise Valley > Cowen Massif
 29
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
Trial By Fire Bridger Range > Ross Peak
 14
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13 Sport, Alpine 9 pitches
Orange Crack Gallatin Canyon > W Side > Gallatin Tower
 51
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches
Rancho Deluxe Paradise Valley > Allenspur > 7-11 Crag
 48
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Sacred Silence Bridger Range > Ross Peak
 13
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13 Sport, Alpine 8 pitches
Tough Trip Through Paradise Hyalite Canyon > Practice Rock
 31
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport
Soft in the Middle Gallatin Canyon > W Side > Gallatin Tower
 53
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport
Stigmata Gallatin Canyon > … > Skyline Buttress > Skyline North
 11
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Trad
Black Russian Bozeman Pass > Training Wall
 18
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
China Crisis Bozeman Pass > Training Wall
 31
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Bowling for Buicks Gallatin Canyon > W Side > Gallatin Tower
 59
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Fugitive Gallatin Canyon > E Side > Tango Tower
 29
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad
Cardiac Arete Hyalite Canyon > Practice Rock
 18
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport