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Cataract Gulch

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Cataract Gulch  

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Submitted By: Scott Krankkala on Nov 18, 2009
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A photo of the west side of Cataract Gulch.


This area features many climbs of many grades with a relatively short (30min-1hr) ski or snowshoe approach. As always check avalanche conditions before climbing.

Getting There 

To get to the Cataract Gulch climbs you need to park at the seasonal closure at the end of County Road 30. From here take follow the Cataract Gulch trail up through the trees. Once out of the trees climbs on the East and West side of the gulch can be accessed.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.7 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Cataract Gulch:
Unknown WI4   WI4     Ice, Alpine, 1 pitch, 150'   
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Climb seen from from midway up approach.

Fight Club WI4+  CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Cataract Gulch
This route is a steep line with great rests. Start out by climbing the right trending ramp and then moving left onto the dominant pillar. Once on top belay from tree or screws. Descend from tree to the right or walk off down and left.*If anybody has FA or name info for this climb or any of the climbs in Cataract Gulch, email me at scott.krankkala@western.edu....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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