Finley Helmuth hanging out at the Den.
This is an organizational entry for this subarea that lies 100m from Bear Lake.
There are multiple high quality mixed lines here. Protection varies from bolts to traditional pro. Some folks don't need much in the way of winter to climb here.
L->R (from the topo
A. Dingleberry Crack
, 11+ M6+ R, 1p, 60', gear.
B. The Ramp, M1-2, gear.
C. Crack 1, M4-5, 1p, gear.
D. Crack 2, M4-5, 1p, gear.
E. Furry Thang
, 12- WI5 M8 PG-13, 1p, 70', bolts.
F. Ole #2
, M5, 2p, 10m, bolts & gear.
G. ?, TR?
H. Spider Nutz
, 12 M10- PG-13, 1p, 60', bolts & gear.
, 12 M9+ PG-13, 1-2p, 90', bolts.
, 12+ WI5+ M10 PG-13, 1p, 27', bolts, pins, & gear.
K. Stem Corner
, M5-6, 1p, 86', TR or gear.
Go to Bear Lake at the end of the Bear Lake Road in RMNP. Park. This area is 100m from the lake towards the inlet side.
Climbing Season For the Bear Lake Trailheads area.
Weather station 8.7 miles from here
7 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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