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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.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Winter Wall:
Jump Start 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch
Foreign Affairs 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch
Barnburner 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch
New Kids on the Rock 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport
A Drilling Experience 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport
Jump to Something Good 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Relentless 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Trad, TR, 1 pitch
The Go Between 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch
Chinese Freedom 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Kelly's Arete 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 30'
Start of Something Good 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch
Living All Over Me 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Preemptive Strike 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch
Mississippi Burning 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Rock Pigs 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport
Light My Fire 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport
Super High Tech Jetfighter 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Last Dance of a Fat Man 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c Sport
Paradigm Shift 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
NSP 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- E7 7a Sport
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Start of Something Good 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Winter Wall
There is a huge block maybe 6 foot tall just to the right of Jump Start. Start standing on that block. The first and trickier crux is right off the block as you pull up on sharp crimps and stand up on crappy feet and stab into a hidden hold. Then it launches into a series of crimps, trends a touch right, and right into the second crux which requires a high step and strenuous crimp-pulling as you deadpoint into a jug. Good rest, then it's long and pumpy after that. I think this has to be clo...[more] Browse More Classics in MN
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