Avalanche Gulch Rock Climbing
Looking West towards Canyon Ferry lake from the to...
Mostly shady, with classic walls such as the Blue Collar and Bukowski Walls.
From Helena: Take Canyon Ferry Road (Hwy 430/284) East around North side of lake over the dam. Turn left on Avalanche Gulch Road. Drive time: 50 minutes.
From Bozeman: Take I-90 West to 287 North towards Helena. Turn right in Townsend on Hwy 12. Take a left on Hwy 284. Head north for about 25 miles. Turn right on Avalanche Gulch Road. Drive time: 1:15
Climbing Season For the All Locations area.
Weather station 8.0 miles from here
16 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Avalanche Gulch
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Avalanche Gulch:
Featured Route For Avalanche Gulch
The Fire Spire 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Montana
: Canyon Ferry
: ... : Fire Spire
This is an absolute gem of a route. Great exposure, and fun climbing. P1: Scramble out on a small ledge to the right of Sunfire Slab. Belay at a bolt. Work up a small dihedral into a crack followed by some face climbing. Belay on a good sized ledge.P2:Start up the left side of the ledge, past bolts onto a face split by a crack. Finish on the crack system. Enjoy the view.Rappel route....[more] Browse More Classics in Montana
Avalanche Gulch looking east from dirt road.
By Matt Wenger
Apr 16, 2017
If climbing with 60m rope, beware routes that state length of 90'. Climbed two routes where actual was about 110'. Bring a 70m rope!