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Mt. Crested Butte

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Mt. Crested Butte Rock Climbing 

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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   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 750'   
Sunset Ridge    5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 2000'   
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Featured Route For Mt. Crested Butte
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset Ridge on Mt. Crested Butte.

Sunset Ridge 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CO : Crested Butte : Mt. Crested Butte
This is a long, sustained ridge climb with moderate exposure. The majority of the route is easy 5th class with only a few areas of true 5.7 climbing. Its rock quality is marginal with some loose stuff especially towards the upper section....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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