Type: Trad, 45 ft
FA: Steve Sangdahl, solo, circa 1981
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Shared By: Tradiban on Jun 11, 2010
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On the river side of the "Mr Canoehead" spire is the route Mr. Canoehead.


Riverside of "Mr Canoehead" or "303 Spire".




GenericEric   53913
I lead this climb and i'm still not sure why. It was the end of the day, my partner was growing tired, so i said, lets give this a quick go and then get out of here. It seemed very easy for a 5.7. And by the time you feel like your actually off the ground, your at the top. Additionally, the rap down was a bit sketch (no obvious walk off/easy down climb that i saw). I rapped off a large pine tree about 10 feet left of the top out and ran the rope over a ledge to be able to retrieve the one cam and nut i placed. In my opinion, necedah offers some really cool classic routes, stick to those. Jun 15, 2014
jon jugenheimer
Madison, WI
jon jugenheimer   Madison, WI  
Just added two anchors to the top of this climb today. I believe (although short) that this is an excellent lead for the budding tradster. Oct 11, 2015
Mike Robinson
Boulder, CO
Mike Robinson   Boulder, CO
Awesome anchor addition Jon. I agree with your sentiment on a good but short lead. I never liked figuring out how to get off it though! Oct 14, 2015
Steve Sangdahl
eldo sprngs,co
Steve Sangdahl   eldo sprngs,co
FA Steve Sangdahl , solo circa 1981 Nov 30, 2015
Stevens Point, WI
Doorbluff   Stevens Point, WI
This route is really fun and moderate. My first trad lead! Plenty of options for gear as well. I used a #2 C4, a couple of stoppers, a blue .3 x4 for the flaring crack towards the top and lastly a red torque nut right before the last moves to the anchor. Great climb and thanks to Jon for the anchors. May 7, 2017