Winter Wall Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Winter Wall. January 2007.
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.
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.
Weather station 6.0 miles from here
42 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Winter Wall
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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
Barnburner 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch
Relentless 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, TR, 1 pitch
NSP 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a Sport
Featured Route For Winter Wall
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