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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
Dihedral, The TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Dislocation Overhang T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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
Waking Up In Duluth T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: James Garrett and Felix Hörmann, 2 August 2009
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Shared By: James Garrett on Sep 5, 2009
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Description

Tunnel Bluff South West Face. The crux is probably finding a dry, mosquito free day, but this climb, despite the controversy it may create from the local climbing ethics police will be enjoyed by many. It is fun, clean (for the moment!), and well protected. No "set ups" required.

Pitch #1: Get immediately into the beautiful right facing dihedral finger crack, jog right to a bolt and surmount an overhang (awesome movement!) ending on some slab moves to a two-bolt belay. 5.9, 15m.

Location

Tunnel Bluff South West Face. Hike to the landmark tunnel as described. Hike up a small path on the right side (south) for 2 minutes to the base of the route. One may elect to start climbing directly from the path or scramble up a few meters to belay below the right facing dihedral crack.

Protection

Set of small camming units (C3s or TCUs), Nuts and QDs for 3 bolts.

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What does "no set ups required" mean? I'm guessing that means this is the only route at this location that has a bolted anchor- is that correct? Jun 7, 2014
James Garrett
  5.9
James Garrett  
  5.9
I guess i was being a cynic as when we were climbing in Duluth, everyone kept talking about "set ups" in referring to "top rope set ups". This route can be comfortably led with a light rack and some quickdraws:):):). Did you do it, then? Jul 11, 2014
Mike Kubes
Fort Collins CO
 
Mike Kubes   Fort Collins CO
 
Solid route! Used BD 1&2 C3's for the lower section (nuts would also work). Definitely one of the better routes on the Tunnel Bluff in my opinion. Mar 13, 2016

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