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Description 

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


2 Total Routes

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The Classics

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

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