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Bear Lake and Bear's Den

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Bear Lake - immediate vicinity 
Bear's Den 

Bear Lake and Bear's Den Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 9,400'
Location: 40.31432, -105.64996 View Map  Incorrect?
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This is an organizational entry to facilitate route submission and organization of the climbs in the Bear Lake area.

There are a few things very close to the lake. There is also a more interesting mixed area, Bear's Den, located nearby.

Getting There 

Take the Bear Lake Road in RMNP to its end. Park. See the descriptions for the subareas.

Climbing Season

For the Bear Lake Trailheads area.

Weather station 8.5 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Bear Lake and Bear's Den

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bear Lake and Bear's Den:
Stem Corner (SKM Corner)   M5     Trad, TR, Mixed, 1 pitch, 86'   Bear's Den
Ole No. 2   M6+     Mixed, 1 pitch   Bear's Den
Furry Thang   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a WI5 M8 PG13     Sport, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 70'   Bear's Den
Spider Nutz   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b M10- PG13     Sport, Mixed, 1 pitch, 60'   Bear's Den
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Featured Route For Bear Lake and Bear's Den
Rock Climbing Photo: Ryan Bogus on Furry Thang.

Furry Thang 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a WI5 M8 PG13  Colorado : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Bear's Den
Furry Thang is the furthest bolted route on the left side of the Den, often with a meter diameter dagger at the base to the first bolt with small daggers dispersed above. When dry, getting off the ground is hard, and the route is overall sustained for its distance. Stick clipping is recommended....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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