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Buena Vista

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Spout, aka The Faucet, aka Paradise Falls, The 

Buena Vista  

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Submitted By: Lee Jenkins on Dec 5, 2009


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Yes folks there is Ice around Buena Vista. Primary areas include Chalk Creek (CR-162) and South Cottonwood Creek (CR-344).

Getting There 

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Buena Vista is located in the Arkansas River Valley about 3 hours from Denver and about 2 hours from Colorado Springs.

From Denver: Take US Hwy. 285 for 3 hours west from C-470 past Fairplay to Antero Junction where US Hwy. 285 and US Hwy 24 will join. Continue on what is now US Hwy 285/24 until your reach Johnson Village. Proceed to the T-Stop and turn right onto US Hwy 24. Take US 24 about 2 miles into BV.

From Colorado Springs: Take US Hwy 24 (Cimmarron) west out of downtown. Stay on US 24 until you reach Antero Junction, where US Hwy 285 and US Hwy 24 join. Turn left on what is now US 285/24 and take it over Trout Creek Pass to Johnson Village. Just after Johnson Village turn right and follow 2 miles to Buena Vista.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Buena Vista:
The Spout, aka The Faucet, aka Paradise Falls   WI4     Ice, 3 pitches, 600'   
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Featured Route For Buena Vista
Lee rapping Agnes Vaille Falls.

Agnes Vaille Falls WI2-3  CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Buena Vista
This is a nice, little waterfall that is leadable. More details later.Eds. due to a tragic rockslide on 9/30/13 killing 5 people, the government plans to close Agnes Vaille Falls indefinitely....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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The Spout from CR-344.
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