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Roaring Lion Canyon

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Roaring Lion Canyon 


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Elevation: 3,000'
Location: 46.18059, -114.25934 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Mackenzie Moore on Feb 18, 2013
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Description 

Roaring Lion Canyon is a less popular canyon in the Bitterroots, many of the routes here are not known but are certainly in abundance and are of excellent quality. It's a very small chance that you will see anyone else climbing while your there. The rock is great and there is much potential for development.


Getting There 

From Missoula it is a few miles south of Hamilton. Take a left on Roaring Lion Rd. Continue approximately 6 miles stay left on main road all the way to the trailhead.


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Featured Route For Roaring Lion Canyon
Face of tower

Thin Red Line 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  MT : Roaring Lion Canyon
Thin Red line is an obvious line on the vertical, exposed, thin tower on the west side of the canyon. Pitch 1. 5.4 Start at cairn on east side the buttress. Go up and left toward a tree then continue up to less steep terrain to build a belay. Pitch 2. 5.9 Slightly runout. Go up through dihedral, watch for the giant loose block. Continue past large tree and up to ledge where the route begins to get steep, bolted belay. Pitch 3. 5.11a Great exposed pitch! Clip a bolt and climb the tips finger crac...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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