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Smelter Gulch Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 6,695'
Location: 37.25538, -107.88289 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Matthias Holladay on Jun 16, 2014
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Description 

Smelter Gulch, now a defunct quarry, has short routes up friable/fractured blast holes/flakes, as well as a couple of crack climbs. Most of these routes, while dirty with hollow rock, also have clean sections.

Getting There 

From the Smelter Trailhead, contour into the gulch and cliffs for 8 minutes.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.9 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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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