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Smelter Cliffs 
Smelter Gulch 

Smelter Mountain Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.26074, -107.88392 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Smelter Mountain contains a number of short, dirty sandstone cliffs off the beaten path.

Getting There 

Park at the Smelter Mountain Trailhead. Contour west for the gulch, or take the trail up for the cliffs above the rapids.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.6 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

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