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Mill Creek Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.07706, -107.61041 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Patricio Vyhmeister on Nov 2, 2012
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Mill Creek Wall as seen from Mill Creek Bridge.

Description 

The best stuff at Mill Creek Wall starts in the 5.11/5.12 realm. Most start around the corner from the big slab, onto a loose scree slope. There is fixed line that will keep you from falling into Mill Creek 100 feet below. It is Dakota Sandstone, so beware of loose rock.

Getting There 

Drive one mile out of the town (Telluride) heading west, and across from the gas station make a right (north) on to Mill Creek Road (637). Continue up and west, then it switchbacks east. Park at the Mill Creek/Deep Creek trailhead. Head up the trail, cross the bridge, and head up to the wall. The approach time is approximately 20-30 minutes (0.8 miles) from the trailhead.

Additional photos 

Here is a collection of photos and topo from a blog from 2009.

Climbing Season

For the Telluride/Norwood area area.

Weather station 4.8 miles from here

19 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',6],['5.11',5],['5.12',6],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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By Matt Kroll
From: Telluride, CO
Apr 3, 2013
A link for route grades.
By Patricio Vyhmeister
Jun 12, 2015
Please provide any information you know about this area to help make a nice topo for the "Telluride Climbing Community."

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