Best Climbing in Colorado

This list represents the most popular climbing in Colorado. Use this list to plan your next Colorado climbing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

An easy trail up Mt. Bierstadt followed by a fun scramble over the Sawtooth to the long ...
Glaciation has left its indelible imprint here like nowhere else in Colorado. The park ...
This is a fun, short scramble on a famous landmark. Driving along US 550, south of Silverton, ...
This ride incorporates the widely popular Grand Traverse Trail on Vail Mountain to access ...
This route is an excellent way to combine the normal route up Meeker with a great, less ...
A trail hike, followed by off-trail scrambling (class 2) to the summit block. A few class ...
Moderate scrambles on two peaks with an interesting 3rd class descent. These two peaks ...
This great peak is one of the few peaks you’ll climb where the summit is undeniably not ...
Truly a classic, this ridge provides an impressive backdrop to Yankee Boy Basin. The spectacular ...
This peak has been described as “a smaller version of Lizard Head Peak.” Certainly, the ...
This relatively short climb provides a good introduction to ridge scrambling. Additionally, ...
If you have a few spare hours while in the Silverton area, consider this climb. It is ...
Longs Peak, Colorado’s fifteenth highest mountain at 14,259 feet high, lords over Rocky ...
A long backpack to a camp below Vestal Lake, and a short steep scramble on 3rd and possibly ...
This is one of the more committing routes in this book, and is a serious undertaking. ...
An enjoyable climb characterized by one short, difficult section close to the summit. ...
Babcock Peak to Spiller Peak via the Knife is one of the finest ridge traverses in the ...
A short, stiff climb on generally loose scree, finishing with exposed scrambling on better ...
Backpack approach, with short but steep 3rd and 4th class scramble to the ridge, followed ...
Perhaps the jewel of the Gore Range, Peak C is an imposing mountain as you approach it ...
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