10 Mile Canyon Rock Climbing
Doug on Zebra in morning sun with Mt. Royal in the...
10 Mile Canyon is the stretch of road on I-70 between Frisco and Copper Mountain. There are several crags on this 5 mile section of I-70. The rock is is a mixture of alpine gneiss and granite with varying degrees of quality. Much cleaning is needed to establish new routes in this area.
for an archived guide to the area.
Take I-70 past Frisco and short of Copper Mountain.
Weather station 5.3 miles from here
90 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',29],['2 Stars',48],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in 10 Mile Canyon
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 10 Mile Canyon:
CBU 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 100' The Dome
Featured Route For 10 Mile Canyon
Thunder Buffalo 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Colorado
: 10 Mile Canyon
: The Cache Wall
Thunder Buffalo is a worthy tick for the 5.11 climber or the perfect warm-up for the harder lines here. This route is game on from the start (stickclip the first, if not second, bolt). It is technical, thoughtful, and somewhat beta specific throughout. There are a couple rests on this climb if you look for them. Save some gas for the finishing sequence guarding the chains.There is a (currently) closed project that branches off the third bolt of this line to the right and finishes at its own set ...[more] Browse More Classics in Colorado
From: bend, Or
May 23, 2011
I heard that there is a bolted route on Red Peak next to Silverthorne. I heard it was about 1500 feet! Anyone know about this climb? I would love to find out more! Please.
By bryan dalpes
From: Livingston, MT
Feb 1, 2012
Does anyone know about a possible ice/mixed climb maybe a quarter mile (or less) west of Royal Flush? I've seen ice in a chimney 5-600' feet up the slope. Was curious if anyone has ventured up to check it out?
From: Silverthorne, CO
Oct 22, 2014
Anyone know of there are established routes on the SE-facing cliffs at the base of Red Peak? Know if there is a guide? What the name of those cliffs are? Much appreciated!