Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the premier ice and mixed climbing venues in North America with splitter granite faces, ice from Oct-July, and numerous summits above 12,000' including the East Face of Longs Peak (14,256').
The history of climbing in these mountains is one of the longest in North America with technical ice and mixed routes in all seasons at all ranges of difficulty and commitment.
Route development and exploration of the many nooks and crannies of this climber friendly terrain continues at a solid pace into this millenia and hopefully will forever as Rocky Mountain National Park provides true adventure, solitude, and unspoiled nature for those who seek it out.
Wild Basin is the southern most entrance into RMNP and Hidden the most visited ice in the park.
Otis hides some steep terrain on its flanks and this route is high above the canyon on the south face.
The Tyndall is a dramatic glacier carved valley that contains this ephemeral testpiece.
Meeker at 13,911' is the southern guardian of the Longs Cirque and its north face contains this moderate classic.
Mt. Lady is but a bump compared to nearby Longs yet its south face contains this Patagonia-like cleft.