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Beartooth Pass Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.96897, -109.46016 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: claz94 on Jun 11, 2014
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cornice drop (it's skiing but sooo what)


The area around the beartooth pass near red lodge, Montana has great potential and a few established routes. The climbing traditional with an alpine feel.

Getting There 

Drive South from red lodge, Montana on Hwy 212.

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Weather station 11.9 miles from here

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By Charlie Jonas
From: Jackson, Wyoming
Sep 8, 2014
Would love to see some things added to this page. Took a skiing trip to the Beartooths this july (yes you can ski amazing lines well into JULY here) and was blown away by the amount of potential. I follow a couple locals through social media and they are always posting splitter cracks on clean alpine rock. Just on the MT side of the pass there are tons of steep limestone spires and fins that look like they hold great potential.

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