North Cheyenne Canyon Rock Climbing

“Cheyenne Canyon is a narrow gorge carved by North Cheyenne Creek as it tumbles east from 12,000′ Mt. Almagre. The creek rushes over Helen Hunt Falls before continuing downward through the granite core, making several looping meanders. The canyon’s walls are lined with soaring rock precipes split by cracks, buttresses, ledges, and alcoves.” – Rock and Ice #95. This area has a combination of mainly sport routes, with a few trad and ice climbs, too. It is one of the oldest climbing areas in the Pikes Peak region.

The granite quality runs the entire spectrum. The farther up the canyon you go, the better the rock quality seems to be. Helen Hunt Falls, which is located at the top of the canyon, has a little bit of ice climbing. The best seems to be Silver Cascade Falls. This area has seen extensive development in the last few years. There are lots of good routes located in discrete side canyons. Lots of good training is to be had scrambling up and down very loose gullies.

Description from Mountain Project

Client Expectations:
No prior experience necessary.

Equipment Provided:
All climbing gear; shoes, harness, helmet, belay device, & locking carabiner.

$95+   4 hours

1/2 DAY Rates:
1 Climber $195
2 Climbers $125 each
3 Climbers $105 each
4 Climbers $95 each

$125+   6 hours

FULL DAY Rates:
1 Climber $265
2 Climbers $170 each
3 Climbers $135 each
4 Climbers $125 each

Call 719-368-9524 or contact us for larger parties.

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