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Winter Dance Area Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Bud Martin on Nov 30, 2013
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Conrad following the 3rd pitch.

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This area includes the mighty Winter Dance as well as the routes located under it. Most of the routes get afternoon sun and relatively few ascent compared to other areas near by.

Getting There 

Hike up the main trail out of the Grotto Falls parking lot for about 25-30 minutes and head left off the trail.

Climbing Season

For the Hyalite Canyon area.

Weather station 13.4 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Winter Dance Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Winter Dance Area:
Winter Dance   WI5-6 M8     Mixed, Ice, 4 pitches, 450'   
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Featured Route For Winter Dance Area
Rock Climbing Photo: winter dance/ nutcracker from the ridge

The Nutcracker WI5+ M8  Montana : Hyalite Canyon : Winter Dance Area
P1: M5- locate the bolt line to climbers right of winter dance. follow it to a 2 bolt anchor 70' (Anchor is a bit off to the left, this pitch is super choosy and probably the scariest thing on the route)P2: M7- go right from P1 anchors. Climb more bolts up the steeping wall 80' to two bolt anchorP3- M8- follow bolts through the roof. pumpy and fun 80' to two bolt anchor (crux is very cryptic good luck if you're going...[more]   Browse More Classics in Montana

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