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Submitted By: K Ice on Aug 28, 2008
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  • Description 

    This area is hidden behind the trees and reeds and usually contains several lines of ice on the far east side.

    This area sees much less traffic than the Middle Clay Pit.

    Getting There 

    Continue of the main trail past the Middle Clay Pit and turn left into the next pit area.

    Climbing Season

    For the All Locations area.

    Weather station 2.5 miles from here

    2 Total Climbing Routes

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

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    By Evan Johnson
    From: Minneapolis, MN
    Jan 30, 2013
    As of 01/29/13 this area was in better than anything else and super sticky!

    There was swarms of people there with gardening equipment looking for the medallion - made for some interesting conversation.

    I'll head back soon and grab some photos.

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