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Sanctuary Rock Climbing 


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Location: 46.76035, -92.15935 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Kris Gorny, Chris treggE, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: BIATHLON on Apr 18, 2009  with updates from Dustin Holden
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Description 

A few boulders along with 3 cliff bands, two on the west side of the creek and one on the east. The on the east is a huge choss pile while the west side is quite a bit better. Climbing is best when water levels are low.

Getting There 

Parking for Sanctuary is not at 40th west and Skyline as previously documented here. It is a gravel pullout about 0.3 miles east on Skyline from 40th West.

goo.gl/maps/diUJ3

This map shows the directions from the parking spot to the beginning of the trail. Trail is marked pretty well with faded yellow flagging, and was not hard to follow.

Climbing Season

For the Duluth Bouldering area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',10],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',5],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Sanctuary
Rock Climbing Photo: Butterfly Effect/Snowball Effect

Snowball Effect V7 7A+  MN : Duluth Area (Rock and Ice) : ... : The Rock Bridge
Sit start in the cave on a big flake. Work up through the small dihedral in the boulder. Follow the small crack up to a scary top out. (From Peter's Guide to Duluth Bouldering) Top out is very tall, and landing is questionable. The climbing in the top 1/3 of the route is easier than down low....[more]   Browse More Classics in MN

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By BIATHLON
From: Duluth Mn
Jul 27, 2012
I am working on cleaning up the online page for this area. I will add in info on problems from Pete's guide book. Sorry for any confusion this may have caused.
By JesseJ
Jul 29, 2014
Parking for Sanctuary is not at 40th west and Skyline. It is a gravel pullout about 0.3 miles east on Skyline from 40th West.

goo.gl/maps/diUJ3

This map shows the directions from the parking spot to the beginning of the trail. Trail is marked pretty well with faded yellow flagging, and was not hard to follow.

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