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Number 6 a.k.a. The Bulge T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Armor All T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Blue Moon T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Columeister T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Column Direct T,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Column, The T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Fallen Knight T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Fancy Dancer T,TR 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Good Knight T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Jammermeister T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Organic TR 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Piece of Cake T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Piece of Pie T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Pink Pants Delight (unknown) T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Rose Bush T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Station 62 T,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Elevation: 782 ft
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Shared By: Glenn Burns on Apr 6, 2006
Admins: Kris Gorny, Chris treggE

Description

The Minnesota strip is probably one of the most popular climbing destinations at Taylor's Falls if not in all of Minnesota, and rightly so. It contains a high concentration of high quality routes ranging in difficulty from 5.5 to 5.11. It is probably the highest cliff lines at Taylor's Falls, with routes ranging from 70-90 feet. The majority of the routes here are leadable using traditional protection.

Getting There

From the parking lot/visitor's center (the park entrance nearest town) walk down the paved road toward the boat dock. As this road deadends at the river boat take a right down a hiking trail. Walk about 20 yards to the base of the Minnesota strip.

Top Rope Approach/Descent: Two approachs exist. The first is to the climber's right up a trail that leads to the old parking lot on Highway 8. Walk past the old parking lot to the left scrambling over several large boulders to the top of the climbs. The second approach is on the climber's left. Scramble to the base of Number 6 a.k.a. The Bulge and continue to the climber's left. A third class gully leads to the top.

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Ian Harmon
Minneapolis, MN
Ian Harmon   Minneapolis, MN
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thanks ian!

-=glenn=- Jun 7, 2006

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