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Ice other than Casket (Duluth)
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8th St. Bridge 
Twin Ponds 



Type:  Ice, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus: WI5 [details]
FA: ???
Season: Winter
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Submitted By: nodin on Jan 29, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: The left climb at Nopoming. Jan. 12 2010.


Located in a nook that sees no winter sun, the ice is generally hard, brittle and thin!
There are two obvious lines here. Pictured is the right hand line. Solid WI5 on a thin pencil of ice to a roof. Screws are hard to get, so unless you are stout TR this.


Heading south on I-35, turn off on Midway Road and go left. Take your first left on Midway (Thompsen Hill Road) and drive for 1/2 a mile. Make sure you park well away from the curve. The ice will be obvious on the cliff a 1/4 mile away. Bushwack in and make sure you do not cross the private property!


Stubby screws, thin rock gear (a #2 Camalot might be helpful too) or TR.

Photos of Nopoming Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The right hand climb.  This is much steeper than i...
BETA PHOTO: The right hand climb. This is much steeper than i...
Rock Climbing Photo: Nodin pulling the final moves...his balls were not...
Nodin pulling the final moves...his balls were not...
Rock Climbing Photo: Right climb. Jan. 12 2010.
BETA PHOTO: Right climb. Jan. 12 2010.

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By jfischer
Oct 11, 2007

In 2001 my friends climbed this, if this is the climb near Spirit mountain.
By nodin
From: Duluth, MN
Nov 9, 2007

Yep...this is just on the backside of Spirit...have any pictures from that year?
By t sweeney
Dec 3, 2009

where do you enter the woods to head towards the cliff. there are two houses there. looks like the north side has a trail or somthin.


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