Smelter Mountain Rock Climbing
Smelter Mountain contains a number of short, dirty sandstone cliffs off the beaten path.
Park at the Smelter Mountain Trailhead. Contour west for the gulch, or take the trail up for the cliffs above the rapids.
Climbing Season For the Durango area.
Weather station 1.6 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Smelter Mountain
Vertical Outing 4 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
: ... : Astrid's Cove
This has crumbly edges, dirt-filled cracks, and immovable wedged, but hollow flakes and blocks. RO traverses left, all interspersed with good stances and holds. Jugs on arête of 2nd half of route lead through a series of bulges left of a big roof. Climb positive pockets and edges to the top....[more] Browse More Classics in Colorado