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Wilson Peak Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 14,017'
Location: 37.86061, -107.98503 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Stiles on Nov 14, 2013
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Description 

This is the most visible 14er from the Telluride area. It is a peak so picturesque that Coors chose it as their logo mountain. The standard route and easiest descent follows the southwest ridge from Silver Pick Basin or Navajo Basin. The North face is the common ski descent route. Like the other peaks in the area, the rock is loose. Exercise caution, especially around or under others.

Getting There 

All trailheads are accessed off of HI145 to the southwest of Telluride.

Climbing Season

For the Alpine Rock area.

Weather station 5.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Wilson Peak
Rock Climbing Photo: Danny Gilbert on Wilson Peak's NW Ridge (Feb. ...

NW Ridge 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b PG13  Colorado : Alpine Rock : ... : Wilson Peak
The NW Ridge on Wilson Peak was frequented by skiers eyeing lines on the NW or NE Face prior to the notorious access restraints imposed by the Silver Pick Mine area landowner. The ridge is direct, exposed, and loose with sustained scrambling. It makes for a fine winter route, though the approach involves either trespassing or avalanche terrain.`The ridge is about a mile long starting from 12,200 in Silver Pick Basin. The first half consists of mostly Class 2 with the occasional Class 3/4 headwal...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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