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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',2],['3 Stars',2],['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'   
Obsession   WI4     Ice, 2 pitches, 180'   
Cascade Falls   WI3-4     Ice, 1 pitch, 130'   
Sycho Icycho   WI2+     Ice, 1 pitch, 190'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Tempest is the gorgeous river of ice in the middle...

Tempest WI2+  North America : Canada : ... : Cascade Falls/Obsession Are...
A true frozen river. This route was the first ice route climbed in the entire Orient Bay region. It is a "must do." And as such it can be very busy. Easy and varied terrain gives you a wide selection of climbing possibilities. Choose a side and head up. There is a head wall about 150ft up that gives you a taste of WI3 but the rest of the climb is very mellow. Have fun!References: "Ice Climbs of the Lake Superior Region" by Eric Landmann and Don Hynek, Granite Publishing...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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