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Thunder Bay, Ontario Rock Climbing 

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A series of crags on or near Lake Superior around Thunder Bay, Ontario

Getting There 

7 hours north of Minneapolis MN, 7 hours east of Winnipeg MB, 14 hours north of Toronto ON

Climbing Season

For the Ontario area.

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Thunder Bay, Ontario

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Thunder Bay, Ontario:
Discovery   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 5 pitches   
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Discovery 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  North America : Canada : ... : Thunder Bay, Ontario
This route is a classic because of its location, size, and the incredible view on the route and especially from the “summit.” It is the best (and probably the only) “alpine” route in the province. The climbing is easy, but continuously interesting, with loads of protection.Pitch 1: (20 metres, 5.5). Scramble up ledges from the mouth of the wide chimney onto and up a short wall. At the cedar tree, in a flake/crack system, set up a gear belay.Pitch 2: (20 metres, 5.7) Layback the prominent fla...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By GeoffElson
Oct 12, 2009
  • This needs to be reorganized so sub areas are accepted under the Thunder Bay link.

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