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Town Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 6,500'
Location: 40.48611, -106.76485 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This section covers areas that are within 5 minutes or so from town.

Getting There 

Butcherknife Park is in town. Fish Creek Falls is accessed via Fish Creek Falls Road. Harrison Creek in just south off US Highway 40 on the west side of Rabbit Ears Pass.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.8 miles from here

18 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',4],['5.9',4],['5.10',4],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Town Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Town Area:
Great Blob    5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     TR, 1 pitch, 40'   Fish Creek Falls : Blob Rock
Butcher Knife Crack   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 25'   Butcher Knife
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Featured Route For Town Area
Rock Climbing Photo: On the crux of The Mantles (5.10).

The Mantles 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  Colorado : Steamboat Springs : ... : Butcher Knife
It is named The Mantles because of the series of mantles that take you up this route. This wall is slightly overhanging, so getting onto the second mantle is very awkward. Once there, the crux is a reachy move. You can use the two crimpers on the right to get your right foot up to the third mantle, or you can use one of the crimpers one the right and a solid hold to the left. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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