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 3 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
A1 PG13 CO
: ... : East Face, South
Climb up rock which looks SO loose, but is really solid (sort of)... this begins on a long diagonal seam up and left of fractured, but pretty good rock...get to a stance under a fin, and go over roof, right into dihedral, up this, move left onto narrow face of huge arête and up left of roofs to the top....[more] Browse More Classics in CO