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Animal Cracker Land T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Best Crack in Minnesota T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Bon Homme Variation T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cave T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dancing With The Devils After Dark T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3-4 R
Danse Macabre T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Direct Southeast T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Double Indemnity T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Dusk In Dogtown T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
El Cracko Diablo T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Extension T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Free Association T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Hollywood & Vine T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Let Me Go Wild T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Roach Addition T,S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Rocksuckers S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Soler T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Soler Eclipse S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Space Ranger T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
TAD T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Walt Bailey T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Windex T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b A3
Window (Free), The T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
interesting problem below, The T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a R
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Type: Trad, 90 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Josh Janes on Sep 27, 2003
Admins: Peter Gram, Mike Snyder

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June Voluntary Climbing Closure and Seasonal Raptor Closure Details

Description

The Best Crack in Minnesota is definitely NOT the best crack in Wyoming. The climb is OK but nothing to write home about. It is located just right of the Wiessner Column, about halfway between Durrance and Walt Bailey.

Perform a tricky stem to gain the crack and then proceed up flared, lichen filled cracks to chains located around the corner before the crack dead ends.

Protection

Medium to hand-size cams sew it up.

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Frank Sanders
Devils Tower, WY
Frank Sanders   Devils Tower, WY
Really !!! Don't even bother with this one....THERE ARE SOOO MANY BETTER CLIMBS TO CLIMB ON THIS TOWER !!!! Nov 15, 2007
Dan Dewell
  5.9-
Dan Dewell  
  5.9-
This very well might be the worst climb in the Midwest...maybe. Awkward placements and funky, dirty movement makes this route definitely NOT worth doing. It is on par for Minnesota climbing, but even Minnesota has better cracks!

Sep 29, 2003