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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 

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Climbing Season

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Weather station 0.5 miles from here

55 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',12],['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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