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Cataract Gulch Rock Climbing 

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A photo of the west side of Cataract Gulch.


This area features many climbs of many grades with a relatively short (30min-1hr) ski or snowshoe approach. As always check avalanche conditions before climbing.

Getting There 

To get to the Cataract Gulch climbs you need to park at the seasonal closure at the end of County Road 30. From here take follow the Cataract Gulch trail up through the trees. Once out of the trees climbs on the East and West side of the gulch can be accessed.

Climbing Season

For the CO Ice & Mixed area.

Weather station 1.7 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Cataract Gulch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cataract Gulch:
Unknown WI4   WI4     Ice, Alpine, 1 pitch, 150'   
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Featured Route For Cataract Gulch
Rock Climbing Photo: A view of the couloir that this climb forms in.

Unknown WI4 WI4  Colorado : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Cataract Gulch
Climb the steep WI4 headwall for about 40 feet and continue on the lower angle ice 25 feet. Climb the loose mixed section to the tree anchor up and right. Rappel from tree with double 60m ropes. *Although not climbed this route continues up the slot and features many more stepsIf anybody has any info about climbs in the Cataract Gulch area, private message me....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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