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Vallecito Lake Ice

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Vallecito Lake Ice Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.4007, -107.5507 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This area is a little known gem of Southwestern Colorado. No crowds, guidebooks or beta adds to the seclusion and fun of this area. Many unexplored rock and ice formations exist. Excellent opportunities for beer and good food exist at the Vallecito Country Market (La Comida Mexicana). A large variety of climbing exists within the valleys from single pitch top-roping to long alpine style routes rock and ice. Approaches can sometimes be interesting.

Getting There 

Drive north from Bayfield for approximately 18 miles on CR 501 to reach Vallecito Lake. Most climbs are near Middle Mountain road or the Pine River trail head.

Climbing Season

For the CO Ice & Mixed area.

Weather station 2.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Vallecito Lake Ice

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Vallecito Lake Ice:
Hossenfeffer Falls aka "The Drip"   WI3-4     Ice, 1 pitch, 60'   Middle Mountain
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Featured Route For Vallecito Lake Ice
Rock Climbing Photo: Beware of the Bunny.

Hossenfeffer Falls aka "The Drip" WI3-4  Colorado : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Middle Mountain
A nice area for soloing, leading or toproping. Usually a variety from WI3 cruiser to WI4 pillars depending on conditions. A good spot to bring the kids to feed the bunnies. A neat cave behind the ice to explore....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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