Dribbles Area Rock Climbing
Dribbles (wi3-4) on the left and Silken Falls (wi...
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.
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',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Dribbles Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dribbles Area:
Silken Slot 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
WI3+ Trad, Ice, Alpine, 3 pitches
Featured Route For Dribbles Area
Responsible Family Men
: Hyalite Canyon
: Dribbles Area
There are several ways to approach this climb and several alternate starts- I will describe the easiest route to reach the base of the ice.Approach as per avalanche gulch and climb the first moderate ice step (WI3-). Continue up the snow gully until a obvious bench heads off left just before you enter the steep canyon containing the upper more difficult pitches of Avalanche Gulch. Traverse along this bench at roughly the same elevation until you can see Responsible Family Men. Once you reach the...[more] Browse More Classics in Montana
BETA PHOTO: Mediocre picture of the clearing, as you're walkin...
BETA PHOTO: Coordinates of the clearing, prior to the stream. ...
BETA PHOTO: Theodolite picture with the coordinates. Standing ...