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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

North Sourdough (#835)
A very technical descent from the Brainard Lake parking lot to Middle St. Vrain Road. Near Nederland, Colorado
Wapiti Trail
A rowdy, rocky descent and an alternate line to North Sourdough. Near Nederland, Colorado
The Cougar Slayer
The course of the eponymous underground, unsanctioned, unofficial, mountain bike race/adventure. Near Nederland, Colorado
South Sourdough (#835)
Sourdough Trail (South of Brainard Lake) Near Nederland, Colorado
School Bus #929
The classic climbing/descending route in West Magnolia. Near Nederland, Colorado
Switzerland Trail
Easy riding through fantastic scenery and interesting history. Near Nederland, Colorado
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Idaho Springs Rock Climbing 


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Bob Horan bouldering at Swissco, Fall River Road ...

Description 

There are various climbing options in this area. They range from roadside cragging to subalpine bouldering. Most of these are accessed via I-70 and/or the Fall River Rd.

Addendum: the Fall River Road slab was moved to the Dumont vicinity area.

Getting There 

See each rock for directions.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 0.5 miles from here

55 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',20],['2 Stars',20],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',11],['V2-3',9],['V4-5',13],['V6-7',10],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Idaho Springs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Idaho Springs:
Doughy   V3 6A     Boulder, Alpine   Reynolds Lake : Reynolds Boulder
Dada Movement   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine   Middle Ohman : Art Boulder
A River Runs Through It   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine   Middle Ohman : A River Runs Through It Bou...
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Featured Route For Idaho Springs
Rock Climbing Photo: Jeremy Jennings on the second ascent of Apollo 11.

Apollo 11 V5 6C  Colorado : Idaho Springs : ... : Moon Boulder
Climb using the seams and holds on the face. Start on the low, square hold with a right hand. Move up on good holds....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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