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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 
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Winter Wall Rock Climbing 


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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.




Rock Climbing Photo: 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 Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',18],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',6],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Winter Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Winter Wall:
Jump Start   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Foreign Affairs   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Barnburner   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch   
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   
The Go Between   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
The Itch   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 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   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     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'   
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'   
Light My Fire   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport   
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   
NSP   5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a     Sport   
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Featured Route For Winter Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Matt cruxin

NSP 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a  MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Winter Wall
NSP, so named for the power required to do it, is the premier hard Red Wing route, and among the best of the harder routes in Minnesota. It starts with a short, easy sequence of crimps, and then the crux comes, brief and brutal.Above the crux, work your way through easy and fun full pad crimps and jugs for twenty feet, slightly angling to the right. Because of the difficulty above and below, it can feel a bit odd to be on such easy terrain, but fret not: you are not off-route. You will quickl...[more]   Browse More Classics in MN

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