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Cascade Falls/Obsession Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 49.33318, -88.12209 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Cascade Falls is one of Orient Bay's best known routes, and there are many ice and mixed routes in the vicinity. It is just south of the sometimes plowed turnout next to Reflection Lake.

Getting There 

From the turnout, it is a 10-20 minute walk to most of the nearby routes.

Climbing Season

For the Orient Bay Ice and Mixed area.

Weather station 17.5 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Cascade Falls/Obsession Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cascade Falls/Obsession Area:
Tempest   WI2+     Ice, 1 pitch, 200'   
Cascade Falls   WI3-4     Ice, 1 pitch, 130'   
Obsession   WI4     Ice, 2 pitches, 180'   
Sycho Icycho   WI2+     Ice, 1 pitch, 190'   
Ice Invaders   WI2     Ice, 1 pitch, 150'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Cascade Falls in prime condition.  January 2008.

Cascade Falls WI3-4  North America : Canada : ... : Cascade Falls/Obsession Are...
This climb is an Orient Bay classic. Enormously fat ice with huge variation in steepness. There are so many variations to choose from, but farthest to the left tends to be more stepy and it gets more difficult and steep the further right you go. This route is perfect height for a 60m toprope and is a great place to bring beginners. You can set up at least 4 different TRs. This climb is also the site of clinics during the annual Nipigon Ice Fest.References: "Ice Climbs of the Lake Superior Re...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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