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10 Mile Canyon is the stretch of road on I-70 between Frisco and Copper Mountain. There are several crags on this 5 mile section of I-70. The rock is is a mixture of alpine gneiss and granite with varying degrees of quality. Much cleaning is needed to establish new routes in this area.
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Take I-70 past Frisco and short of Copper Mountain.
Weather station 5.3 miles from here
74 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',26],['2 Stars',38],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',1]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 10 Mile Canyon:
CBU 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 100' The Dome
Featured Route For 10 Mile Canyon
C'est... Variation 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CO
: 10 Mile Canyon
: The Dome
This is a variation to C'est Le Pied. Begin at C'est Le Pied's right-facing corner, and continue up to the midway tree anchor. From there, make your way up the slab to the next roof section. Traverse the beautiful, finger-sized undercling to the left side of the roof. From there, you will find the crux with a great spot for a #3 stopper. A few moves up into the roof, you'll find a stellar #3 cam placement, where the bush used to be.... This is a very fun and...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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Latest Regional Forum Messages
May 23, 2011
I heard that there is a bolted route on Red Peak next to Silverthorne. I heard it was about 1500 feet! Anyone know about this climb? I would love to find out more! Please.
By bryan dalpes
From: Livingston, MT
Feb 1, 2012
Does anyone know about a possible ice/mixed climb maybe a quarter mile (or less) west of Royal Flush? I've seen ice in a chimney 5-600' feet up the slope. Was curious if anyone has ventured up to check it out?
From: Silverthorne, CO
Oct 22, 2014
Anyone know of there are established routes on the SE-facing cliffs at the base of Red Peak? Know if there is a guide? What the name of those cliffs are? Much appreciated!