The Best Places to Go Bouldering in Durango

Grab your crash pad and your climbing shoes! It’s time to go bouldering in Durango. Bouldering is a year-round sport in town. In the summer, the warm weather makes it a joy to be outside in nature. In the winter, the boulders become drier and are easier to grab. Find out some of the local hotspots for bouldering and where to stay during your vacation!

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Go Bouldering in Durango

If you want to get a Durango bouldering guidebook, check out this website! It’s a fantastic resource for anyone new to the area who might be unfamiliar with the ins and outs of Durango bouldering. The guidebook is $24.95 and is a good purchase if you plan on visiting the area frequently.

Sailing Hawks Bouldering

Sailing Hawks is a wonderful year-round bouldering destination! It features a warm-up boulder, which is about 15 minutes from the parking lot, as well as a range of other, more difficult courses. There are some highballs (high boulders that involve more scaling) and overhanging spots. This course is about two miles from downtown Durango.

Turtle Lake Bouldering

The Turtle Lake Boulder Garden, a bouldering gym in Durango, is a great spot for groups of climbers of all skill levels. The boulders here range from easy to very difficult, and it takes about two hours to complete it all.

Golf Wall Climbing

While this isn’t technically bouldering, Golf Wall in Durango is an awesome challenger for any climber! This site is very popular, but it’s not an easy climb by any stretch. Located about 20 minutes from downtown Durango, this spot is best climbed in the summer and fall seasons.

Fume Wall

Fume Wall is another spot that’s not technically “bouldering,” but is still a fun climb. This is a fun wall for families to visit. There are some more difficult routes marked, as well as some paths that are perfectly suited for younger climbers.

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