Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Spring Creek Tower

Select Route:
El Nino T,S 
Mountaineer's Route  T 

Spring Creek Tower Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 1,635
Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: mtoensing on Oct 5, 2009
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!


Huge pile of granite 2.5 miles up Spring Creek Road.

Getting There 

From Gunnison or Crested Butte, drive to Almont and head up Taylor Canyon. Once at Harmel's, take a left at the Spring Creek cutoff. Drive 2.5 miles and park at a pull out at mile 2.5.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Spring Creek Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Spring Creek Tower:
Mountaineer's Route    5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Spring Creek Tower

Featured Route For Spring Creek Tower

Mountaineer's Route 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CO : Gunnison : ... : Spring Creek Tower
Start on the gully on the south westside of the tower. Hike 10-15 minutes up the gully until you see a large tree leaning against the face. Start about 15 feet up the gully from the tree on the face. Pitch 1: start out climbing the face. The face gets lower angle and leads to a large ledge with a tree on it. Belay at the tree. 5.8.Pitch 2: from the tree, climb straight up the gully to another large ledge (easy climbing) to a knife edge ridge. Climb up the ridge a ways and set a belay at a...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

Comments on Spring Creek Tower Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!