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',12],['1 Star',6],['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
The Itch 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch
NSP 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a Sport
Featured Route For Winter Wall
Chinese Freedom 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a MN
: Barn Bluff (Red Wing)
: Winter Wall
Chinese Freedom is one of the best climbs at Red Wing, offering great technical climbing, bomber rock(for MN dolomite, that is), and two back to back cruxes that couldn't be more different in character. Twenty feet of crimpy climbing brings you to the cruxes. The first is a delicate, improbable cross through off a flat undercling sloper. The sloper can't really be grasped, just pushed up on by standing up, and crossing through seems ridiculous until you finally commit and go for it. Many p...[more] Browse More Classics in MN