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Beginner's Crack T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Bionic Finger Crack T,TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Bulge, The T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Coming Unhinged TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Corner Geometry T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Crumbles TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Dihedral, The TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Dislocation Overhang T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
East Tunnel Roof (Project) S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c M13- PG13
Flake, The T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Jigsaw T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
New Corner T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Outside the Dihedral TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Royal Robbins F12 Overhang T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Scream TR 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Simple Corner T Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
Static is a Four Letter Word T,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Unknown S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Unknown 2 TR 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Waking Up In Duluth T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Type: Trad, 70 ft
FA: ????
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Shared By: Bill Rusk on May 29, 2008
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Access Issue: Access Restriction: Parking Details


Fun route and good lead for the difficulty. The easiest route on the NW Bluff Follow the right facing crack all the way up. The crux is down low and the route as a whole is well protected. Rock quality is good until the top where a couple spots are broken and blocks could go.


This route is located to the left of The Bulge on the NW Bluff past the access gully. The first right facing corner that looks climbable is it. To get down take the access gully on climber's right.


Protection to 3 inches. Belay off gear or trees at the top.


Bill Rusk
Duluth, MN
Bill Rusk   Duluth, MN
It should be noted, the photo here is of the Flake and the Bulge, Corner Geometry is further left, about 200 ft. Feb 5, 2011
Jake Vavricka
Gunnison, CO
Jake Vavricka   Gunnison, CO
Wasp city about 35 feet up. Watch yourself and bring some bug spray. Jun 9, 2012
Haiden Rothwell
Haiden Rothwell   Duluth
Believe this should be marked as TR-able as well. There's a nice crack up on top of the bluff for a few pieces of gear, me and a few friends have top managed it several times Jun 9, 2018

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