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Beaver Creek

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Beaver Creek Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,585'
Location: 46.85008, -111.73392 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Hermes Lynn on May 15, 2017
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Beaver Creek from about 1 mile West of Refrigerato...

Description 

Beaver creek has an incredible quantity of undeveloped limestone. There are multipitch classics on the eye of the needle as well as many single pitch routes. Newer routes can be found in the refrigerator canyon area which is a slot canyon carved by a a tributary to Beaver creek.

Getting There 

Drive from York towards Nelson and then continue up Beaver creek until you reach Refrigerator canyon trail head. Park here or higher up for climbs on the eye of the needle. Great car camping can be found just down the road.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 13.8 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Beaver Creek

The Flying Raneri 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Montana : Big Belt Mountains : ... : Refrigerator canyon
Look for a couple of bolted lines first encountered on the trail on the left side, right where the trail does a switchback. This climb is clean and steep but holds abound. Named after some serious flight time logged by a good friend who had not climbed in years and hopped on the sharp end. I did pull an ancient fixed pin off of this route so had probably been climbed before....[more]   Browse More Classics in Montana

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