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Winter Wall

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
A Drilling Experience S 
Barnburner T 
Barney Rubble, aka Birch Tree Crack T 
Blank Man S 
Chinese Freedom S 
Cooler Than Ice S 
Cooler Than Paradigm S 
Do The Right Thing S 
Foreign Affairs S 
Go Between, The S 
Gravity Heroes S 
Insectaphobe S 
Itch, The S 
Jam and Jelly T 
Jump Start S 
Jump to Something Good S 
Kelly's Arete S 
Last Dance of a Fat Man S 
Light My Fire S 
Living All Over Me S 
Longing for Miss Adonis S 
Meet the Feebles S 
Mississippi Burning S 
New Kids on the Rock S 
NSP S 
Orange Marmalade S 
Paradigm Shift S 
Paul's Boutique S 
Preemptive Strike S 
Pretty in Pink T,S 
PTC (Present Time Consciousness) S 
Relentless T,TR 
Right Touch S 
Rock Pigs S 
Skooter Trash S 
Soft Touch S 
Spy Friction S 
Squeeze Play S 
Start of Something Good S 
Super High Tech Jetfighter S 
Toxic Art T,S 
Vias, aka Godzilla S 
Unsorted Routes:

Winter Wall  


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Description 

Right of the Cyclops Area, another south facing wall of the bluff. This area is facing the sun and climbable on warm/dry winter days. Aptly named as the Winter Wall.

Getting There 

Follow the main trail up to where it T's. When you see the wall, look for the obvious thin crack which is BarnBurner. This is the right end of the Winter Wall. This area extends about 250' feet west (left) to the scree pile.




Winter Wall at October sunrise. Oct. 2010.
Winter Wall at October sunrise. Oct. 2010.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.0 miles from here

42 Total Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',16],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',5],['5.11',8],['5.12',15],['5.13',10],['>=5.14',2],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Winter Wall:
Jump Start   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Barnburner   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch   
Foreign Affairs   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
New Kids on the Rock   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport   
A Drilling Experience   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport   
Jump to Something Good   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Relentless   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   
Chinese Freedom   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Start of Something Good   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Kelly's Arete   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 30'   
Preemptive Strike   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Living All Over Me   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Mississippi Burning   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Light My Fire   5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport   
Rock Pigs   5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport   
Super High Tech Jetfighter   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
Paradigm Shift   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Orange Marmalade   5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch   
Blank Man   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport   
NSP   5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a     Sport   
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Featured Route For Winter Wall
Adam Therneau on the crux moves. May 2006.

Paradigm Shift 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c  MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Winter Wall
Paradigm Shift may be the ultimate Red Wing route. There are certainly some harder climbs at the bluff, but none personify so well the nature of hard climbing at Red Wing; incredibly crimpy, super technical, and very temperature dependent. The first 50 feet are incredibly sustained, with no real letup until you reach the jug at bolt six; from there to the top is relatively easy 5.10 climbing with ample opportunity to depump before sneaking through the band of choss on top...[more]   Browse More Classics in MN

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