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South Mountain

South Mountain Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,820'
Location: 42.2422, -105.47749 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Mike Snyder, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Dennis Horning on Mar 11, 2014
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BETA PHOTO: The pinnacle from the South Mountain Summit.

Description 

South Mountain appears as the extended SW ridge off Laramie Peak. It's summit and upper slope as seen from the west in the vicinity of Friend Park is filled with climbable big fins and mounds of rock. It's trailing ridge which goes off more in a southward direction has several climbable mounds on it also.

Getting There 

For access from the west take the hiking trail that passes on the east side of the Friend Park Campground and it is also just east of Friend Creek. Go south and eastward to the saddle between Laramie Peak and South Mountain. At the saddle go south to South Mountain summit.

Climbing Season

For the Laramie Range area.

Weather station 5.8 miles from here


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Rock Climbing Photo: A short pinnacle visible from Bear Creek Rd. which...
BETA PHOTO: A short pinnacle visible from Bear Creek Rd. which...
Rock Climbing Photo: Some mounds visible from the south end of South Mo...
BETA PHOTO: Some mounds visible from the south end of South Mo...
Rock Climbing Photo: A view from the summit of South Mountain looking o...
BETA PHOTO: A view from the summit of South Mountain looking o...
Rock Climbing Photo: the east face of the largest fin on east slope of ...
BETA PHOTO: the east face of the largest fin on east slope of ...
Rock Climbing Photo: A view of South Mountain [just left of center] for...
BETA PHOTO: A view of South Mountain [just left of center] for...
Rock Climbing Photo: Map showing Arapaho 4wd Trail for east access to S...
BETA PHOTO: Map showing Arapaho 4wd Trail for east access to S...
Rock Climbing Photo: Map showing hiking trail that passes over the sadd...
BETA PHOTO: Map showing hiking trail that passes over the sadd...

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