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Mount McRae 


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Location: 48.3168, -89.3168 View Map  Incorrect?
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Northwest face of Mt. McRae lit by lights of Thund...

Description 

Mount McRae sits in the northern end of the mountain system of mafic sills, known as Nor'Wester Mountains. Extending south of Thunder Bay, Nor'Wester Mountains define the landscape immediately after crossing to Canada and driving along Provincial Route 61. Mount McRae's northern neighbor, Mount McKay, the tallest of these mountains, looms over Thunder Bay and is the city's defining landmark.


Getting There 

After crossing into Canada, drive ~30 miles north on Provincial Route 61 and turn right onto Mountain Road (sign). Continue for about 2 miles, turn right onto Feaver Rd and drive to its end with a small paved parking lot at the trailhead.


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Featured Route For Mount McRae
Pukasahib from the parking lot.

Pukasahib (Child's Play) WI5+  North America : Canada : ... : Mount McRae
Great and long route. Initial WI4 ice leads to chandeliered ice ledges and curtains with the route's technical crux. The crux is followed by 80ft of pumpy WI5 climbing to the ledge with belay (v-threads, ice screws). From here, second pitch of WI4 leads to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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