This is an organizational entry for the RMNP mixed/ice database. It includes ice climbs along the North St. Vrain drainage and possibly others if folks find things to climb along other waterways.
From CO 7, perhaps 10 miles south of Estes Park, find the well-marked Wild Basin entrance (as of 2008, still no fee during the winter). Drive west as far as the road is plowed. This is usually ~1 mile short of the summer road terminus. Park. Walk, snowshoe, or ski in ~1.5 miles. You can take the horse trail on the south side of the creek or pass Copeland Falls and carefully cross the creek. Note pools in the creek can be quite deep.
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Kiddie Flow (Far Left) WI1 CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Hidden Falls
This is a short, very easy flow that forms in a gully about 100 feet left of and around the corner from the main falls. It's a great beginner lead, or a more adventurous way to head up top to set a TR on the main falls or Left Flow....[more] Browse More Classics in CO