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Colorado Ridge Scrambles

Colorado Ridge Scrambles

Colorado Ridge Scrambles

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Location: Colorado, United States, North America

Object Title: Colorado Ridge Scrambles


Page By: CharlesD

Created/Edited: Apr 28, 2006 / May 16, 2006

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This list is designed as a one-stop shop for technical and semi-technical ridge routes in Colorado. Nothing fancy, just a nice listing or routes already on SP. Please, add others as you see fit! Also, improve my html as it is circa 1994 :-)

The List

RidgeAreaTechnical Rating
Torreys Peak - Kelso RidgeCentral Front Range3rd-4th class
Evans-Bierstadt - Sawtooth RidgeCentral Front Range3rd class
Mt. Bancroft - Direct East RidgeCentral Front Range3rd-4th class, one 5.2 pitch and one rappel
Mt. Bancroft - Indirect East RidgeCentral Front Range3rd class (same as above but avoids the technical bits)
Mt. Neva - North RidgeIndian Peaks4th class
North and South Arapaho - TraverseIndian Peaks4th class
Lone Eagle Pk. - Solo Flight (S. Ridge)Indian Peaks4th class
Apache-Shoshoni Traverse - the ChessmenIndian Peaks4th(?!) class
Ogallala Pk. - East RidgeIndian Peaks3rd class
Little Pawnee Pk. - East RidgeIndian Peaks3rd class
Mt. Audubon - Southeast RidgeIndian Peaks3rd class
Audubon-Paiute TraverseIndian Peaks3rd class
Capitol Peak - Knife RidgeElks4th class
Maroon Bells Traverse (1, 2)Elksclass 4+
Snowmass Mountain - 'S' RidgeElks4th class
Longs Peak - Keyhole RidgeRMNP5.6
Chiefs Head - Northwest RidgeRMNP3rd class
Mt. Ypsilon - Donner RidgeRMNP (Mummy Range)4th class
Chiefs Head - Warbonnet RidgeRMNP5.8
Howard Mtn. - South RidgeNeversummer RangeClass 3+
La Plata Pk. - Ellingwood RidgeSawatch RangeClass 3-5
Kit Carson Pk. - North RidgeSangres4th class
Blanca-Little Bear Traverse (1, 2)Sangres5.0-5.2
Little Bear Pk. - Southwest RidgeSangres4th class
West Needle Mtn. - Northeast RidgeSan Juan4th class
Powell-Thatchtop Traverse - Northeast RidgeRMNP4th class


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