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Tremont Mountain Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 10,000'
Location: 39.8651, -105.4344 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: J. Fox on Sep 21, 2007
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  • Description 

    Tremont Mountain is more of a ridge than a peak. From the true summit, a gnarly ridge runs south providing many rock climbing/ridge-running opporutinites. Although the approach is a trailless bushwhack, the views and options for climbing are plentiful. These routes receive no sun, only shade in mornings since most of the routes exist on west-facing rock. It is easy to see incoming weather though! Very few if any people ever travel trails. The rock is granite and of good quality = solid.

    Eds. the park rangers are considering determining a single access route to reduce the impacts of multiple social trails to this area. Please be on the lookout for new signage to help preserve our access. Thank you.

    Getting There 

    From the east: Golden Gate Canyon Rd. from CO-93 in Golden. Travel ~14 miles directly into the park (Gilpin County).

    From the North/South: Travel on CO-119 to CO-46. Turn east and go ~3 miles directly into park.

    Climbing Season

    Weather station 3.4 miles from here

    3 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

    Featured Route For Tremont Mountain
    Rock Climbing Photo: Follow the blue line!

    Nomad's Land 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13  Colorado : Golden : ... : Tremont Mountain
    While maybe not technically on Tremont Mountain, this climb is on the very end of a long knobby continuous ridge that leaves the summit and trends south for a couple miles. At the end of this ridge above CO-46 are two tall rock walls called Ralston Roost and Son of Ralston. These formations are covered somewhat in the Falcon Guide #23 Lyons Area guidebook.Climb vert cracks through broken ledges low on the route and pass a couple bushes. Then, get into the sweet leftwar...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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    Rock Climbing Photo: Thorodin and Tremont from the west.
    BETA PHOTO: Thorodin and Tremont from the west.

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