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  1. Rocky Mountain National Park is one of America’s prettiest national parks, and also one of the rockiest. This is good news for the climber: there’s a ton of climbing, and it’s beautiful!

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    52.7 miles
    Duration
  2. Come for the ice climbs, stay for the authentic, down-to-earth mountain town vibe. Located just over Engineer Pass from the ice climbing mecca of Ouray, Lake City Ice Park has something to offer seasoned pros, first-timers, and everyone in between.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    172.4 miles
    Duration
    Time required for a day here depends on the number of routes you climb, their difficulty, and whether you plan to lead or toprope them. The ice park is less than a hundred yards from the streetside parking area, so there's no approach to the base of the climbs. A well-trodden path on looker's left—you'll want your crampons on for this—leads to the top of the climbs, where posts and trees are available for anchor building.
  3. Horsetooth Reservoir is a gorgeous recreation area with excellent climbing, hiking, and much more; it's definitely worth a visit, even if it is a bit far for Denverites.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    53.7 miles
    Duration
  4. This 12,000-square foot gym is located in the heart of downtown and offers continually changing routes that prevent you from ever getting bored.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.2 miles
    Duration
    1-4 hours
  5. You will not be disappointed with this well-maintained and diverse climbing destination, so very close to town.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    13.1 miles
    Duration
    Plan to spend a few hours here.
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