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Routes in Long's Peak/Mt. Meeker Cirque

Alexander's Chimney T WI4 M4
Chasm Lake Outlet WI2+
Columbine Falls T WI3
Crazy Train T WI5
Dark Star (probably not Right Chimney) T WI3+ M5-
Dovetail Right AI2-3 M1-2
Dreamweaver T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c M2
Duncan Did it First T M5
Eighth Route, The T WI3- M3+ Mod. Snow
Field's Chimney T WI5 M6+
Flying Dutchman, The T Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c WI2-3
Gully Left of Zumie's Thumb aka Smith's Route T M5 Steep Snow
Joe's Solo WI3+ M3
Kiener's Route T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Easy Snow
Lamb's Slide T Easy Snow
Left of Columbine Falls T WI3
Martha T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a WI2+ M2-3
North Chimney T M4
North Face / Cables Route T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a M2-3
Notch Couloir, The T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Mod. Snow
Schobinger's Cracks T WI5 M6
Ship's Prow Ice T WI5 M5 R
Smear of Fear T WI5 M6 R
South Face / Lady Washington T WI5 M5-6 R
Zumie's Chimney T WI3 M3
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Type: Trad, Ice, Alpine
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Dec 2, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This is a nice, easy line just left of Columbine Falls. 2 variations. The left version is longer 180 feet. It can spray water from pick holes due to its hydropower. There is a neat ice tube with water flowing up high.


6-10 ice screws.

Toprope Protection

Challenging...perhaps long slings for boulders.


Julian Smith
Colorado Springs, CO
Julian Smith   Colorado Springs, CO
Both sides of Columbine Falls are still in. Judging from the screw holes, I'm not the only one who has been up there climbing on it recently. Should stay in for another couple of weeks. Both sides are mostly nice plastic with the tops of the bulges being a little brittle.

Dream Weaver looks like it may be mostly snow, though definitely go for it. The trail is mostly packed snow and is in pretty good shape. Apr 14, 2002
Greg Sievers
Bozeman, MT
Greg Sievers   Bozeman, MT
Yup, these were all in Nov.-Dec. 2012. With the lack of snow & ice throughout the Park this season, this was a great, easy day out. Mostly I'd have to call these 2 Columbine routes WI3-, but that corner out to the left was fun. Paul Gagner also lead a nice mixed route left of that, that was probably 5.8+ with a couple blobs of ice at the bottom along the 50' left-angling traverse. It became a 45m route in all, and we had a great day out tucked in below the wind. Jan 25, 2013

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