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Badger Mountain Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,500'
Location: 39.04865, -105.51311 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Bob Robertson on Jul 9, 2017
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Description 

This area near the peak Badger Mountain along US 24 includes Badger Flats (on the north side), Valley of Chickens, Rooster Tail, Left Wing, Far, Left, The Egg, Feral Petunia; Ussen (on the SE side); and West Wilkerson (on the west side) with Duck Rock, Turner Rock, Turner Spike, Current Rock, Grassy Know, Westeros, and Short But Sweet. It is spread over a few miles. The area is known for its knobs.

There is camping near the crags, except for Westeros.

There is a pamphlet/guidebook called Badger Mountain: a Rock CLimbing Guide 2nd Ed. from April 2017 by Bob & Carrie Robertson available from climbingpamplet.com for $9.95.

The GPS is approximate.

Getting There 

From Colorado Springs, take US 24 NW past Woodland Park, Florissant, Divide, and Lake George. Expect a small journey.

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Climbing Season

For the South Platte area.

Weather station 9.3 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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['<=5.6',1],['5.7',3],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Badger Mountain

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Badger Mountain:
Unknown (Huecos and Chickenheads?)   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Valley of The Chickens : Chicken Rock
5.7 Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Valley of The Chickens : Chicken Rock
Unknown (5.8?)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Valley of The Chickens : Chicken Rock
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Featured Route For Badger Mountain
Rock Climbing Photo: Kristie climbing clean edges on superb granite (gr...

Unknown (5.8?) 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Colorado : South Platte : ... : Chicken Rock
This is a very fine route that starts with a thin layback crack and continues to the anchors with great edges on superb granite face climbing....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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