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Submitted By: jeffwbrown Brown on Oct 5, 2012  with updates from Nat Latos
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Indian Creek, near Townsend MT.


This area is in a little canyon with a winding road connecting a tiny town to the middle of nowhere. It has limestone buttresses and faces ranging from dirt to solid but most of the routes are solid. You might cut your hands up a little bit on a few. Since there are routes on the north and south of the road you'll find at least some routes in the sun most days, but the climbing season is short because MT is a cold place.

Getting There 

Go to the bridge just north of Townsend, MT which is 29 miles southeast of Helena or 31 miles north of I-90 exit 274 on Hwy 287. Just north of the bridge there is a road marked Indian Creek heading west, it forks after 400 feet, head right on Indian Creek for 3.6 miles. Take a left at the Indian Creek Ranger Station sign and go for 1.6 miles to a small parking area on the right. You will have seen all the crags on the way to the parking area, so walk back a couple hundred feet to the rock.

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Weather station 5.8 miles from here

21 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Indian Creek

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Indian Creek:
Cocalahishkit   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Medicine Hole Wall
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Featured Route For Indian Creek
Rock Climbing Photo: Gold Digger, 5.10a at the Bighorn Wall.

Gold Digger 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Montana : Indian Creek : Big Horn Wall
Starts with a nice face climb and transitions upwards to balancy moves with crimpy hands and great feet....[more]   Browse More Classics in Montana

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Rock Climbing Photo: Indian Creek view from the Big Horn Wall.
Indian Creek view from the Big Horn Wall.
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Ben leading Skinwalker

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