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Dribbles area hosts some of the best and most popular routes in Hyalite, including Dribbles, Silken Slot and Silken Falls. Rarely formed gems like Alex in Wonderland (or Climb Above Dribbles), and Avalanche Gulch are also in this area.

Getting There 

The approach takes over an hour usually. Take Hyalite Creek trail past amphitheater area and continue on (you will see Fat Chance (wi3) and Thin Chance (wi4)to your left. Go past Arch Falls sign and stay on Hyalite Creek trail for about another .25 miles. There will be a small creek crossing followed by an open meadow. Look for a trail cutting left and up through the trees just past this meadow. Continue up and approach the climb of your choosing.

Climbing Season

For the Hyalite Canyon area.

Weather station 12.8 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Dribbles Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dribbles Area:
The Dribbles   WI4     Trad, Ice, Alpine, 4 pitches, 450'   
Silken Falls   WI3     Ice, Alpine, 2 pitches, 400'   
Silken Slot   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WI3+     Trad, Ice, Alpine, 3 pitches   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The Dribbles

The Dribbles WI4  MT : Hyalite Canyon : Dribbles Area
This route is one of the best in the Hyalite Canyon, and a must do for any visitor capable to lead wi3+. Due to it's popularity it attracts crowds, so leaving early is a good idea if you want to be the first in line.First pitch: (wi3+ish)is two short tiers of ice divided by about 25 feet of hiking on ice or snow. At times ice could be hollow with water running under.Second Pitch: wi3- and climbs to the base of the 3rd (crux pitch).Third pitch: the crux with wi4 rating. There is an easier ramp av...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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Rock Climbing Photo: Mediocre picture of the clearing, as you're walkin...
BETA PHOTO: Mediocre picture of the clearing, as you're walkin...
Rock Climbing Photo: Coordinates of the clearing, prior to the stream. ...
BETA PHOTO: Coordinates of the clearing, prior to the stream. ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Theodolite picture with the coordinates. Standing ...
BETA PHOTO: Theodolite picture with the coordinates. Standing ...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Dribbles
The Dribbles

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