Bridger Range Rock Climbing
Northern Bridgers from the Shields Valley.
A sub-set of the Rocky Mountains, the Bridge Range runs north to south between Bozeman and Livingston and is separated from the Gallatin Range to the south by Bozeman Pass.
Primarily used as a skiing, biking, and hiking area, Bridger Pass has more recently been noted as a half-way decent climbing area. With about 50 miles of rock to climb, this area has a just about everything. Quality ranges from extremely good to extremely poor.
With the exception of The "M"
approach time varies and you should expect at least one to three hours for Ross Peak
and Ainger Lake
Most climbing in the Bridger Range
is an all day affair, so pack carefully and come prepared. Expect a full day and bring enough clothes for hot, cold, or wet weather.
Located between Bozeman and Livingston this area is separated from the Gallatin Range to the south by Bozeman Pass. See individual areas for a better description on how to get there.
Climbing Season For the All Locations area.
Weather station 6.4 miles from here
13 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Bridger Range
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bridger Range:
Featured Route For Bridger Range
Trial By Fire 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
: Bridger Range
: Ross Peak
This consistent route weaves a line up the center of the north east face of Ross Peak. Leading through both of the roof features and through the prominent headwall at the top make this the longest and most sustained route on the wall so far. For the most part the quality of stone is excellent for being an alpine wall in Montana and will clean up very well with more ascents. Even though gear is not mandatory for this line, it is by no means a leisurely sport climb. This route was bolted on lead, ...[more] Browse More Classics in Montana
Chris approaching the Truman Gulch ice. 1998