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North Quarry Talus

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North Quarry Talus  

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Submitted By: Jon Marek on Nov 17, 2011


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The North Quarry Talus is the collection of boulders strewn on the hillside south of the Orc Wall and North of the quarry. The boulders here are generally taller with landings which range from bad to terrible. The North Quarry Talus has some of the best overhanging problems in the park.

Getting There 

Access from trails on the north side of the quarry or follow the trail south from the Kanaranzi area.

Climbing Season

For the Blue Mounds State Park (Luverne) area.

Weather station 11.8 miles from here

19 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for North Quarry Talus:
The Prow   V4 6B     Boulder   The Chamber
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The Psychologist V3 6A  MN : * Bouldering : ... : North Quarry Boulder
Starts low on crimps and moves up onto better crimps and a nice deep small crimp on the bulge. Go straight up to the point from here on a 2 finger crimp that you crank up onto. Kind of a scary committing top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in MN

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By Mike Housiaux
From: Rapid City
Dec 23, 2011
The cube has another route to the right of the corner route. As for "The Chamber" that was the first bouldering boulder problem I did at BM it would have taken place in either 08/09 with Justin E. We had a name for it and would warm up on the formation before hitting the cube. There are also 2 other known problems in the area that are really really solid.
By Jon Marek
From: Fall City, WA
Jan 24, 2012
So far by my count there are 16 boulder problems in the North Quarry Talus, all of which are in this section except for "fourth dimension" which you (Mike) already put up in the larger North quarry section (can admins move this stuff around?). There are also by my count at least six more problems which are probably harder than v4-5 and I don't know if they have been done. I am sure some of these are the problems you are referring to.
By Mike Housiaux
From: Rapid City
Feb 6, 2012
None the less it's all good documentation.
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