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Poudre Falls Rock Climbing 


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Location: 40.64737, -105.81074 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The climbing at Poudre Falls consists of mostly bolted sport routes with a few mixed lines and boulder problems as well. It is a well-balanced area with grades from 5.8 to 5.14. This is a perfect Summer / Fall crag if you're looking for something new in the Northern Colorado area.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Poudre Falls, 2nd Edition Cover.
Poudre Falls, 2nd Edition Cover.

Getting There 

From Ted’s Place and US 287: it is 46.7 miles, 1 hour 15 minutes.

The parking lot is on the west side of CO Hwy 14 before a bridge. It is past the Gandalf Bouldering area but before the Big South Trailhead as you are heading West toward Cameron Pass.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.5 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Poudre Falls

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Poudre Falls:
Wave Goodbye   V7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   Jungle Wall : Jungle Booty Boulder
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Featured Route For Poudre Falls
Rock Climbing Photo: Tomahawk Chop.

Tomahawk Chop V3-4 6A+  Colorado : Fort Collins : ... : Telegraph Boulder
This ascends the tall arete. It is heavenly.......[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

Photos of Poudre Falls Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: J. Tarry working on the Albatross, 14a.  Photo: J....
J. Tarry working on the Albatross, 14a. Photo: J....
Rock Climbing Photo: The major areas and trails at Poudre Falls.
BETA PHOTO: The major areas and trails at Poudre Falls.

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By Skyler B
From: Fort Collins, CO
Aug 13, 2015
Any word if the bolt was put back in/fixed on Alpha Omega? Are draws still swinging hangers loose?
By Ben Scott
From: Fort Collins, CO
Aug 17, 2015
Yes, the Alpha Omega hanger is fixed and Loctite.
Haven't heard of any other issues, but we fix things up pretty quick.

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