Orient Bay Ice and Mixed Climbing
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One of Canada's premiere winter climbing areas. Many high-quality lines.
Getting ThereGetting There
From Duluth take Hwy 61 north across the US border. Continue on 61 into Thunder Bay. From Thunder Bay, take Hwy 11 into Nipigon (motels, food, beer). To get to the climbs from Nipigon, continue on Hwy 11 for about 36 miles until you reach Trans-Canada Pipeline Station on the left. At that point, the prominent Glace Eclatante will be visible ahead. You're there.
References: "Ice Climbs of the Lake Superior Region" by Eric Landmann and Don Hynek, Granite Publishing
Websites: Climbing Central Beta Page,
Alpine Club of Canada, Thunder Bay Section: acctbay.ca./index.php
Classic Climbing Routes at Orient Bay Ice and Mixed
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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