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Mt. Crested Butte

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Mt. Crested Butte Rock Climbing 


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Description 

There are two alpine climbs that follow the obvious knife edges coming off of the peak. There's probably a lot more rock to be climbed as well.

Getting There 

Drive to Mt. Crested Butte, and park in the public parking lot.

Climbing Season

For the Crested Butte area.

Weather station 2.3 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Mt. Crested Butte

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mt. Crested Butte:
Guide's Ridge   5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 750'   
Sunset Ridge    5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 2000'   
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Guide's Ridge 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c  Colorado : Crested Butte : Mt. Crested Butte
In the summer time, you can take the Silver Queen lift up and then head to the ridge from here by crossing over the talus field to the right of the lift. If you are broke like me, you hike up the mountain following the service road aiming for "The Guide's Ridge."...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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