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Sawtooth Mountain

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Southeast Face Direct T 

Sawtooth Mountain Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 12,304'
Location: 40.12681, -105.62479 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: George Bracksieck on Jun 17, 2017
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Description 

Sawtooth Mountain is named for the short, yet dramatic, rock face visible from wide areas of the Great Plains. Said face faces southeast.

Getting There 

The summit lies just southeast of Buchanan Pass, just east of the Continental Divide.

Climbing Season

For the Indian Peaks area.

Weather station 2.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Sawtooth Mountain
Rock Climbing Photo: Southeast Face of Sawtooth Mountain, 8/13/77. Our ...

Southeast Face Direct 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Colorado : Alpine Rock : ... : Sawtooth Mountain
On Aug 13, 1977, I led Claire Carren up the center of the Southeast Face. The climbing was continuously difficult on the route we established. The crux was a steep lieback to a small overhang, which I stemmed. After four pitches, we reached the ridge and followed it west, to the summit....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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