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Crested Butte Rock Climbing 

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The mountains around Crested Butte have the occasional ice route that can be found early season while access is still easy and before they become covered by snow.

Getting There 

Most routes can be found north of town in the Paradise Divide area or in Taylor Canyon.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.0 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Approximate line of Origami up the SW face of Mt. ...

Origami 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b M5 R  Colorado : CO Ice & Mixed : Crested Butte
Origami snakes its way through the main weakness in Mt. Crested Butte's prominent southwest face up couloirs and rock faces. We only belayed 2 pitches, but more would be reasonable. At the top of the chute, climb 40' up the first steep choke in the couloir. Above climb into the (climber's) right of two main couloirs with a large rock rib between them.At the first choke in the right couloir, begin moving up left onto the face of the rib linking incipient cracks and seams, belay on the top of the ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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