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The Pit

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Armpit T,TR 
Boob T,TR 
Corner Staircase TR 
Crack, The T,TR 
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Humping The Bear 
One Thin Fish AKA "One Slim Fish" T,TR 
Overhang Face, The TR 
Overhang, The T 

The Pit  


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Location: 45.39926, -92.65154 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Kris Gorny, Chris treggE, James Loveridge, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Glenn Burns on Apr 6, 2006
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Description 

A few short moderate routes are located in the small pit area, just across from Noah's Ark. "The Pit" is a great area for kids and beginners alike. There are also a few boulder problems in the area.

Getting There 

Located across Noah's Ark, Hike down the service road just pass the Sonny and Juanita area. Follow the gravel trail on the left and around toward the Potholes area. Find an obvious climber path to the Pit. Path may be muddy and wet in the spring and after it rains.

Climbing Season

For the Interstate SP (Taylors Falls) area.

Weather station 1.2 miles from here

9 Total Routes

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


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Setting up for the Dyno

Humping The Bear V1-2 5 PG13  MN : Interstate SP (Taylors Fall... : The Pit
Dyno Problem.Left and right arms spread hugging the boulder, Left foot on.Use momentum and swing with your arms while kicking off with the left foot, throwing your body up and into the boulder. Stick it with the right hand, then bring left up for balance and bump right hand to the right. Top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in MN

Photos of The Pit Slideshow Add Photo
Boob
BETA PHOTO: Boob
Dihedral and Overhang
BETA PHOTO: Dihedral and Overhang
Boob from another angle (gotta have 2 boobs) ;)
BETA PHOTO: Boob from another angle (gotta have 2 boobs) ;)

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By CragHag
Jul 23, 2006
The most difficult part about climbing in the Pit is finding suitable anchors for setting topropes. You can't use the railings.
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