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8th St. Bridge 


Type:  Ice, 30'
Original: WI3- [details]
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Season: Winter
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Submitted By: nodin on Feb 3, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Chester, Jan. 6 2010.


A very short climb under the bridge on Chester Creek. Easy to set up for TR with either screws or slings on trees. You'll spend more time setting this up than climbing due to the short nature of the climb but it's a good place to bring beginners. About 16 feet of actual climbing...the bottom is rampy.

This is formed from street run off and is salty...make sure to clean your gear and rope afterwards.

Doesn't always form.


Under 8th St Bridge in Chester Park (between 13th and 14th Ave East).


2 or 3 screws if leading...TR this! Do not solo or "boulder" this line...the landing is bad and people who do fall get hurt!

Photos of 8th St. Bridge Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing in the dark
Climbing in the dark
Rock Climbing Photo: Snowy Chester
BETA PHOTO: Snowy Chester
Rock Climbing Photo: From below
BETA PHOTO: From below
Rock Climbing Photo: 8th St. Bridge AKA Chester
BETA PHOTO: 8th St. Bridge AKA Chester

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By Bill Rusk
From: Duluth, MN
Feb 2, 2008

There is a nice fat flow to the right of the common climb as well.
By Evan Johnson
From: Minneapolis, MN
Mar 6, 2013

is this in this year?

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