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North Boulder Loop
A fun connection of bits of trail for a great whole loop in North Boulder. Near Boulder, Colorado
Little Scraggy Trail
This flow trail is the final product of years of trail work in Buffalo Creek. Near Pine, Colorado
Little Scraggy Trail Loop
A great, new flow trail at Buffalo Creek, which combined with Nice Kitty is a BC classic ride. Near Pine, Colorado
Lair O' the Bear - Bear Creek Trail
Mostly flowy singletrack, with a few small climbs and some very fun rock challenges. Near Genesee, Colorado
Marshall Mesa - Doudy Draw Loops
A nice ride close to Boulder - great views and a nice ride for advanced beginners or intermediates. Near Superior, Colorado
Apex Trail
A tough climb up a rocky technical valley, or a technical, rowdy descent. Near Genesee, Colorado
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Idaho Springs Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Michael Komarnitsky on Jan 1, 2001
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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: Myself on the first ascent of Under Loch and Key.

Under Loch and Key V5 6C  Colorado : 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 Colorado

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