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Marquette County has turned into a legit outdoor recreation destination. The Mountain Bike Trails are epic (NTN); Great Lakes surfing and paddling are amazing; excellent hiking; world class xc ski trails; and LOTS of good microbreweries. And, there is great, diverse climbing. From sport crags like AAA and Suicide, to granite boulders right on the lake at Wetmore and Little Presque, to trad crags like Palmer and Cliffs Ridge, there is something for everyone here. Marquette is the perfect destination for a multi-sport vacation. Marquette County is also unique in that it has a large assortment of rock types: granite, quartzite, and basalt. 

For more information contact Down Wind Sports

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In Marquette, there are several camping options. There is the Rippling River Resort, Marquette Tourist Park Campground, the NTN campground, and dispersed camping in state and federal forests.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Marquette (and Central UP) Roped

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI5
 5
Beachside Boyfriend
TR, Ice
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 7
Swiss Miss
Sport, TR
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 23
We want a shrubbery
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 13
Top of the world crack
Trad, TR
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 15
Flower Power
Sport, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 6
Legolas’ Ladder
Sport, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 35
6. Fine Wine
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 11
Grid Iron Right
Sport, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 11
Sourdough
Sport, TR
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 12
Pebbles to Pockets
Sport, TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 15
Ghost Train
Sport, TR 2 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 42
The Pinacle
Trad, TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 36
5. Scrotum
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 34
8. Carbo Boy
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 6
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Beachside Boyfriend Marquette Ice > Hidden Beach
 5
WI5 TR, Ice
Swiss Miss Palmer > Slugg's Bluff Roped
 7
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
We want a shrubbery 550 Roped > Sugarloaf Mtn R… > Sunset Gully
 23
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Top of the world crack 550 Roped > Harlow Lake Rd… > Top of the world
 13
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Flower Power Palmer > Slugg's Bluff Roped
 15
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport, TR
Legolas’ Ladder 550 Roped > Harlow Lake Rd… > Top of the world
 6
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport, TR
6. Fine Wine Big Bay > AAA Wall
 35
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Sport
Grid Iron Right Palmer > Slugg's Bluff Roped
 11
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, TR
Sourdough 550 Roped > Little Loaf
 11
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, TR
Pebbles to Pockets 550 Roped > Harlow Lake Rd… > Top of the world
 12
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport, TR
Ghost Train 550 Roped > Railroad to Nowhere Wall
 15
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, TR 2 pitches
The Pinacle Presque Isle > Pinnacle area
 42
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR
5. Scrotum Suicide
 36
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
8. Carbo Boy Big Bay > AAA Wall
 34
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Right 550 Roped > Sugar Cube
 6
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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