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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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Submitted By: Dave Rone on May 15, 2016

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Orient Bay, Canada. Kate Muehling leading the crux...


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

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]

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'   
Obsession   WI4     Ice, 2 pitches, 180'   
Cascade Falls   WI3-4     Ice, 1 pitch, 130'   
Sycho Icycho   WI2+     Ice, 1 pitch, 190'   
Ice Invaders   WI2     Ice, 1 pitch, 150'   
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Featured Route For Cascade Falls/Obsession Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Obsession as seen from Highway 11.

Obsession WI4  North America : Canada : ... : Cascade Falls/Obsession Are...
One of the best-known grade 4's of the area. Solid ice, very well protected.Pitch 1: Climb WI 3 bulges to a stance at the bottom of a vertical pillar. Guidebook mentions pins on the left for belay. We used slings in a v-thread right of the pillar.Pitch 2: Climb the pillar (crux, WI 4) and several ice steps that follow to the top. Rap the route.It can also be done in a single pitch. Double 60m ropes get you down to the belay anchors at the base....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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