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Silver Couloir 

Buffalo Mountain Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 12,770'
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Submitted By: Kirk Miller on Dec 30, 2009
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30° | 16°
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21° | 10°
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21° | 11°
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21° | 11°
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Description 

Buffalo looms above you on the North side of I-70, across from Lake Dillon.

Getting There 

From I-70 take the Silverthorne exit and the frontage road west. Head into the condos below Buffalo where the frontage road turns North onto Ryan Gulch Road which turns into Wildernest Road. Park near the end of Wildernest Road, past the condos, at the Willow Creek trail head. Head up the Buffalo Cabin Trail to access the snow climb up the broad avalanche paths to the summit.

Climbing Season

For the Alpine Rock area.

Weather station 7.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Buffalo Mountain

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Buffalo Mountain:
Silver Couloir        Alpine, 3000'   
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Featured Route For Buffalo Mountain

Silver Couloir   CO : Alpine Rock : Buffalo Mountain
One of Colorado's finest, this demanding ski descent provides a very worthy day. From the broad snowfield North of the summit the route drops, drops, then drops again into a steep 50' wide slot through the cliffs that finally spits you out near a ditch with a faint trail on the right. To return to your car follow the ditch trail East but keep a sharp eye out for a short climb, above the ditch on the right, to reach the established trail. Continue East around Buffalo on a well established tra...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Mountain at sunset.
Buffalo Mountain at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Mountain at sunrise.
Buffalo Mountain at sunrise.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo at sunset.
Buffalo at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo, sunset.
Buffalo, sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Mountain from the summit of Red Mountain.
Buffalo Mountain from the summit of Red Mountain.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset over Buffalo and Tenmile Range.
Sunset over Buffalo and Tenmile Range.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunrise and moonset, Buffalo and Gore Range.
Sunrise and moonset, Buffalo and Gore Range.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Mountain at sunrise.
Buffalo Mountain at sunrise.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Mountain with flowers.
Buffalo Mountain with flowers.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Mountain.
Buffalo Mountain.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Mountain and pasque flowers.
Buffalo Mountain and pasque flowers.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Mountain at sunset.
Buffalo Mountain at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Mountain at sunset.
Buffalo Mountain at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo at sunset.
Buffalo at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Mountain at sunset.
Buffalo Mountain at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo and Gore Range at sunset.
Buffalo and Gore Range at sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Mountain, sunset.
Buffalo Mountain, sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunrise over Buffalo.
Sunrise over Buffalo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Mountain, sunset.
Buffalo Mountain, sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset over Buffalo and Gore Range.
Sunset over Buffalo and Gore Range.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Mountain, sunset.
Buffalo Mountain, sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset over Buffalo, November.
Sunset over Buffalo, November.
Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Mountain, sunset.
Buffalo Mountain, sunset.
Rock Climbing Photo: Another fiery sunset over Buffalo Mountain.
Another fiery sunset over Buffalo Mountain.

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