South Six-Shooter in Indian Creek Springtime in Telluride can mean nasty weather so many local climbers head to the desert to get their fix. We recently climbed South Six-Shooter, a great desert tower for beginner climbers. This is our beta…
Telluride Mountain Club members Nate and Ashley Smith took a little day trip to Paradox, Colorado to do a little fall climbing. Paradox is located in Montrose County, just 80 miles from Telluride (approx. 1 hour, 45 minute drive). October and November are popular climbing times for climbing in Paradox. Looking for a great book […]
4-12-2014 by Ashley Coady Smith It was 9:00am in Telluride as we drove away from the snowy box canyon. We were headed two hours west to dryer, warmer lands. Myself and Telluride Mountain Club Board Members, Dave Foley and Nate Smith, discussed our summer climbing aspirations while sipping on our coffee. We drove west along […]
Indoor Climbing Wall Closed The Telluride Mountain Club’s indoor climbing wall at the Telluride High School will close for the off-season after Thursday, April 3.
SKILL BUILDING EVENTS AT CLIMBING WALL FREE to members, $5 non-members (unless otherwise notes) Thursday, February 6: The Telluride Club Presents HOW TO USE THE INDOOR WALL TO TRAIN: Dave Chew, AMGA, will share his tricks on how to use an artificial climbing wall to get strong. Chew will cover warm up routines, strength building […]
SKILL BUILDING EVENTS AT CLIMBING WALL FREE to members, $5 non-members (unless otherwise notes) Thursday, February 27: The Telluride Mountain Club presents CLIMBING ESSENTIALS – TECHNICAL: Angela Hawse, IFMGA/AMGA licensed Mountain Guide, will be offering Skill Building classes at the climbing wall this year. These skills are essential for safe outdoor climbing, self-rescue and are […]
Via Ferrata Cable #4 which was damaged, has been replaced. It’s also been extended about 50 feet to the west. The cable was extended to compensate for the trail, which became a little more difficult as a result of rockfall. Take note of the telephone pole sized trees broken off when you go through there. […]
August 13, 2013 — Reports of a rockfall off of Ajax Mountain, Saturday night (8/10), have caused substantial damage to Telluride’s via ferrata. Climbers should use extreme caution on the via ferrata until repairs are made. Please check back here for updates on the repair and conditions. UPDATE: August 14 — Where the cable is […]