Silverton, CO Ice Conditions

The 2016-2017 ice climbing season in Southwest Colorado is off to a great start. As of this writing, almost all routes in Silverton and South Mineral Creek are in condition and getting climbed. Check out the attached photos for more info.

Stairway to Heaven on December 4, 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whorehouse Hoses on December 4, 2016.

Whorehouse Hoses on December 4, 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highway to Hell on December 4, 2016.

Highway to Hell on December 4, 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Gully on December 4, 2016.

2nd Gully on December 4, 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goldrush on December 4, 2016.

Goldrush on December 4, 2016. The first pitch is mixed; the remaining pitches are ice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Routes in South Mineral Creek are also in condition and getting climbed. In particular, the Direct North Face and Campground couloir have seen numerous ascents.  If you have questions about ice conditions in Southwest Colorado, give us a call at 970-325-7342 or email at info@peakmountainguides.com. Happy climbing!

 
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