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Cataract Gulch

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Cataract Gulch  


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A photo of the west side of Cataract Gulch.

Description 

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]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',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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A view of the couloir that this climb forms in.

Unknown WI4 WI4  CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Cataract Gulch
Climb the steep WI4 headwall for about 40 feet and continue on the lower angle ice 25 feet. Climb the loose mixed section to the tree anchor up and right. Rappel from tree with double 60m ropes. *Although not climbed this route continues up the slot and features many more stepsIf anybody has any info about climbs in the Cataract Gulch area, private message me....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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