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Cliff Dr. - Keweenaw County
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Obsession Direct 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 95'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Big-Time-Small-Timer on Aug 1, 2009
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Obsession Buttress - June 2009.

Description 

Head left from the lower ledge and up the arret and over the headwall. One bolt after the headwall?


Location 

bsession Area. 1/2 mile south of the north junction of Cliff Dr. and U.S. 41. The Obsession Block is obvious from the road. See pictures. Hike up and left of the tailings piles. Hike up and left to the top of the hill and find the top of Obsession. Or hike lower and access the bottoms of many climbs on the area.


Protection 

Trad. Mixed. Top-Rope



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Obsession Buttress - June 2009.
Obsession Buttress - June 2009.
Obsession Block from the lower ledge. Obsession Direct (5.8+) on the left and Obsession (5.7) in the center going through the blocky roof.
Obsession Block from the lower ledge. Obsession Di...
Obsession Buttress - June 2009.
Obsession Buttress - June 2009.
Obsession Buttress - June 2009.
Obsession Buttress - June 2009.
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By waxisgood
From: Milwaukee, WI
Sep 4, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a PG13

hard and pumpy to protect the crux right before getting to the bolt. You might want to check out the gear on the rap before trying to onsight because it made my butt pucker.