climbing, humbug spires, granite, rock climbing
Jack Taylor
Climbing clean granite south of Butte.
Neat Rock Outside Bozeman
Dawn Brintnall
Vertical distancing along the Madison. 
  • Bozeman Boulders

    The larger of the two Boulders at the Gallatin County Regional Park. Directions: From Bozeman take Durston Rd. west past 27th St. and turn right on Hunters Way. Take a left on W. Oak St. and then a right on Davis Ln. The park will be on your left side.  Read more >>
    The Smallest of the Bozeman Boulders, the "Badass in Training Boulder" is a great place for kids and beginners to get a handle on climbing before moving onto larger objectives. ' Read more >>
    Directions: Drive north on N. Rouse Ave. Take a right on E. Tamarack St and follow it until it curves right. The boulder will be on your right side after the curve.  Read more >>
    Directions: Located near the "Bozeman Beach" at the East Gallatin Recreation Area, also known as Glen Lake Park. Drive north on N. Rouse Ave past the interstate. Turn left on E. Griffin Dr. and then take a right on Manley Rd. The lake and road access will be on your right. Look for the sign.  Read more >>
    Directions: From Main Street head west until it turns into Huffine Ln. Continue on Huffine Ln. past Ace Hardware and turn right onto S. Fowler Ave. Take your first right into Bozeman Pond Park.  Read more >>
  • Bozeman Pass

    Clearly visible from Bozeman, Frog Rock is a beautiful collection of limestone jutting up from the hillsides of Bozeman Pass. Read more >>
  • Practice Rock

    Practice Rock is a great opportunity to sneak a climb into your day. The cliff offers excellent routes (5.6 to 5.12b, mostly 5.8-5.10b), a short approach, and is one of the closest crags to town. The granite forms long, smooth faces, clean cracks, arêtes, and corners. Read more >>
  • Gallatin Canyon

    The Gallatin Canyon has prominent rocky features that will entice the inexperienced and expert rock climber alike. The east side is home to a range of trad routes (Spare Rib, the Waltz, et al), while Gallatin Tower and the Cube are on the west side. Read more >>
    Dave Reuss
    After one very early morning phone call to cancel our ice-climbing plans (too warm for ice), Conrad Anker and I agreed to meet at a coffee shop and head out to some rock instead. Read more >>
    Rich Perkins
    Tackling a Bozeman classic.
    Orms, R. Kent
    If you want to get in some good rock-climbing without the approach and commitment of an alpine climb, "the Canyon" is your spot. Gallatin Canyon’s gneiss formations are close by, just long and exposed enough to get your heart going, and many climbs see very little traffic. Read more >>
    Orms, R. Kent
    Easing over a small roof, I mantle up onto an ice cream sandwich-sized ledge, some 300 feet above the Gallatin River. It's our fourth pitch, and I stand quickly, hips tight to the rock, and grasp for a small egg-sized pebble protruding from the rotten cliff face. Read more >>
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