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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Green World
The easiest way down Trestle Bike Park featuring wide, buffed out singletrack and beautiful vistas. Near Winter Park, Colorado
South Fork Loop
A popular loops that connects a majority of the Rendezvous trails together. Near Fraser, Colorado
Burning Bear Trail #601
An increasingly steep climb to a great, fast singletrack descent. Near Jefferson, Colorado
Serenity
A nice trail through the trees, leading from the resort up towards town. Near Winter Park, Colorado
Burnout Loop
A quick loop that is mostly 2-track. The highlight is some a quick sections through grassy meadows. Near Fraser, Colorado
Kenosha Pass to Georgia Pass and West Jefferson
One of the best rides in the mountains within one hour of the front range! Near Jefferson, Colorado
From MP's sister site: MTB Project

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',5],['V2-3',20],['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: Myself on the first ascent of Under Loch and Key.

Under Loch and Key V5 6C  CO : Idaho Springs : ... : Under Loch and Key Boulder
Start with a good left and right crimp low. Move up to a small crimp rail leading to good holds. Top out with a big move left, past the lip to a jug. This is very good. It is easily one of the best V5s I have done....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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