Rock Climbing In Pagosa Springs

Rock Climbing In Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs has a so many climbing opportunities! Whether you like ice, sport or trad, Pagosa is a fun place to explore with very few climbers and little written or oral history of local exploits. Prepare for an interesting climbing adventure!
  • Pagosa Springs is located between Wolf Creek Pass and Bayfield on US Hwy 160.
  • There are many areas around Pagosa Springs great for rock climbing!
  • A few more popular options include the Piedra River Canyon, V-Rock and Penitente Canyon which is about 1.5 hours from town.

Mountain Project’s determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area. Learn more at https://www.mountainproject.com/area/106221644/pagosa-springs

Classic Climbing Routes at Pagosa Springs

Courtesy of www.mountainproject.com/area/classics/106221644/pagosa-springs

Mountain Project’s determination of the most popular, highly-rated routes are listed below

Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty
Moman Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 3
V4 Boulder
Huggy Bear Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 6
V5+ Boulder
Silver Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 16
5.7 PG13 Sport
Ruled By Force Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 4
5.8 Sport
Full Body Brace Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 4
5.8 Trad
Practice Wall Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 32
5.8 Sport, TR
Black Beauty Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 14
5.8+ Sport
Emotionally Involved Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 9
5.9 Sport
Nescafe Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 25
5.9 Sport
Taster’s Choice Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 25
5.9+ Sport
Different Strokes Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 14
5.9+ Sport
Lightning Crashes Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 34
5.9+ Sport
Black Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 16
5.10a Sport
First Wall Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 28
5.10a Sport
F***in’ Greenies Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 19
5.10b Sport
Mild Hops Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 36
5.10 Sport
Van Gogh’s Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 22
5.10+ Sport
Hopstacle Course Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 23
5.10+ Sport
Unknown 10+ V-Mtn aka V Rock
 3
5.10+ Trad 2 pitches
Black Magic Spell Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 15
5.11b Trad, Sport
Smokin’ Stems Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 15
5.11 Trad
Golden Seam Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 4
5.11c R Sport
Refuse To Suffer Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 7
5.11+ Sport
Southern Cross Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 10
5.11d Sport
Wild Hops Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…
 23
5.12a Sport
Raising Awareness Piedra River > Piedra River – Lower…