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Mill Creek Wall

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Ar'vi Donc T 
El SueƱo del Matador T 
Little Rose S 
Misty S 
Project S 
Pura Vida S 
Rainbows and Unicorns S 
Sandman T 
Starfire S 
Steve's Smile T 
Unknown S 
Unknown 5.10a  S 
Unknown 5.10c S 
Unknown 5.10d/11a S 
Unknown 5.11c/d S 
Unknown 5.12a/b S 
Unknown 5.12b S 
Unknown 5.12c S 
Unknown 5.9 S 

Mill Creek Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.07706, -107.61041 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Patricio Vyhmeister on Nov 2, 2012
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Mill Creek Wall as seen from Mill Creek Bridge.


The best stuff at Mill Creek Wall starts in the 5.11/5.12 realm. Most start around the corner from the big slab, onto a loose scree slope. There is fixed line that will keep you from falling into Mill Creek 100 feet below. It is Dakota Sandstone, so beware of loose rock.

Getting There 

Drive one mile out of the town (Telluride) heading west, and across from the gas station make a right (north) on to Mill Creek Road (637). Continue up and west, then it switchbacks east. Park at the Mill Creek/Deep Creek trailhead. Head up the trail, cross the bridge, and head up to the wall. The approach time is approximately 20-30 minutes (0.8 miles) from the trailhead.

Additional photos 

Here is a collection of photos and topo from a blog from 2009.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.8 miles from here

19 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Mill Creek Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mill Creek Wall:
Unknown 5.10c   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Mill Creek Wall

Rainbows and Unicorns 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  CO : Telluride/Norwood area : Mill Creek Wall
This is the first route on the left side wall (the side with a steep ground), it goes through a roof.This route starts about 20 feet to the right of Ar'vi Donc. It is a fun route, however, a bit contrived, as it is much easier if you us the dihedral (and all of its subsequent holds) all the way up to the chains. Pull the first roof on massive jugs, and either use the face holds (more difficult) or stem to the holds on the dihedral to get to the second roof. You can either use the fi...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Matt Kroll
From: Telluride, CO
Apr 3, 2013
A link for route grades.
By Patricio Vyhmeister
Jun 12, 2015
Please provide any information you know about this area to help make a nice topo for the "Telluride Climbing Community."

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