A few small crags along the Madison River, This area is a good winter spot as it stays fairly sunny and fairly warm. The rock quality is on the weak side, the gniess here can be fragile to say the least.
Still under development, this area has a few well traveled crags. Grades here range anywhere from 5.5 to 5.11+
This area is full of rattle snakes and posion ivy, so keep a careful eye when approaching the crags.
From Bozeman head west on Highway 84 until you get to the Madison River.
Look for the chains atop the first pitch. 60 meter rope is adequate. p1 Begin in a small corner and climb a short handcrack to easier climbing and chains up and rightp2 Climb up and mostly traverse right about 20 feet to a sloping ledge. Climb a up a crack 5.9 (crux move) to a runout groove like formation to a nice ledge with chains. p3 Great pitch. Climb the corner up to a roof with chains above the roof. ...[more]Browse More Classics in MT