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North Quarry Area  

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Location: 43.69698, -96.18544 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Glenn Burns on Apr 6, 2006


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Weather station 2.1 miles from here

49 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',26],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for North Quarry Area:
Kanaranzi Corner   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR   Kanaranzi Buttress (South F...
Crazy Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Kanaranzi Buttress (East Fa...
Kanaranzi Right   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 60'   Kanaranzi Buttress (East Fa...
First Blood Part II (Shoshin)   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'   Orc Wall
Oath of Fealty   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   Bison Buttress
Death Scream   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, TR, 40'   Primitive Buttress
Dave's Dangle   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     TR   Flattop Buttress
Purgatory   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, TR   Kanaranzi Buttress (East Fa...
The Layback   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     TR, 1 pitch, 45'   Kanaranzi Buttress (South F...
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Featured Route For North Quarry Area
Annette toproping Purgatory between showers at Blu...

Purgatory 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  MN : Blue Mounds State Park (Luv... : ... : Kanaranzi Buttress (East Fa...
A classic harder route at Blue Mounds. Begins in a square black niche about 15 feet right of Crazy Crack. Climb straight up a broken crack system over several small roofs. The Falcon Guide (Mike Farris) suggests possibly moving left. Straight up past an obvious 2 foot long roof crack feels more appropriate....[more]   Browse More Classics in MN

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