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Sweathouse Creek Crags

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Sweathouse Creek Crags  Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 6,000'
Location: 46.42287, -114.247 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Mackenzie Moore on May 11, 2017
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BETA PHOTO: The lower crag from the boulders/trail

Description 

A handful of sport and trad climbs are located in the beautiful Sweathouse Creek Canyon. Sweathouse seems to have been utilized mostly for the bouldering in recent years. Not surprisingly, this canyon, like most in the Bitterroot, have a plethora of single and multi pitch climbing opportunities.

Must do climbs: The Sweathouse (S) 5.12a, Schist Roof (S) 5.11d,
The Jungle Book (Mixed) 5.9, Centerline (T) 5.10c

Getting There 

See Sweathouse Creek Bouldering.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 10.1 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',3],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Sweathouse Creek Crags
Rock Climbing Photo: What a fun roof!

Schist Roof 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  Montana : Sweathouse Creek Crags : Lower Crags
Really unique route! This climbs the massive roof through the obvious weakness. Cool holds, to a wild crux through the roof then through the final bulge. It is highly recommended to use a long draw in the second to last bolt to reduce rope drag. Also,it is recommended to rappel the from the anchor to avoid lowering over an edge....[more]   Browse More Classics in Montana

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By ricktorre Torre
Jun 25, 2017
ther are several grade 3 ridges above sweathouse but accessed from glen lakes;open book 5.7,and search for power 5.10.glen domes,brad h's area,has m any short hard clean climbs,several in the 'hall of horrors'.
By Mackenzie Moore
Jul 2, 2017
Thanks Rick,

Your info on older routes in the surrounding area is much needed! More info on those glen lake domes would be greatly appreciated.

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