Mining Trestle above S Bldr Ck

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Comments (5)

BoulderTraveler on February 24, 2009

We followed this old rail trestle from down in the South Boulder Creek bottom, up and out of the canyon.

jjantos on July 21, 2009

Found your pictures on Google Earth while scouting a possible backpacking trip up SBC from Gross to Pinecliffe. I'd like to ask you some questions about your experience up there. Thanks.

BoulderTraveler on July 26, 2009

I was there when S Bldr Ck was frozen over, so did not use the Tyrolean traverse cable over the creek. Climbing access is in "Front Range Crags" by Peter Hubbel. A climb website is: You can pictures of the Tyrolean at:

GasGasL€X on December 24, 2012

Fascinating bit of history in ruins there.. Nice find!

BoulderTraveler on December 25, 2012

I am hoping that a local historian would post more info on this ... thanks for visiting!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 24, 2009
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    by BoulderTraveler
    • Camera: Minolta Co., Ltd. DiMAGE 7Hi
    • Taken on 2006/12/12 13:02:20
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 7.21mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash