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Duluth Area (Rock and Ice)

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Casket Quarry ICE 
Duluth Rock Climbs 
Ely's Peak 
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Duluth Area (Rock and Ice) Rock Climbing 

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Weather station 3.4 miles from here

365 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',14],['3 Stars',121],['2 Stars',140],['1 Star',60],['Bomb',5]

Classic Climbing Routes in Duluth Area (Rock and Ice)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Duluth Area (Rock and Ice):
H) Strike Three   M6     Sport, TR, Mixed, 1 pitch, 75'   Casket Quarry ICE
E) Deer Bait   M7-     Sport, Mixed, 1 pitch, 65'   Casket Quarry ICE
J) Shaken, Not Stirred   M8+     Sport, Mixed, 1 pitch, 85'   Casket Quarry ICE
Q) Big Blue - ICE   WI4-5     Ice, 1 pitch, 70'   Casket Quarry ICE
M) Ledag'er   M8     TR, Mixed, 1 pitch, 80'   Casket Quarry ICE
B) Crescent   M8-     Sport, Mixed, 1 pitch, 55'   Casket Quarry ICE
L) Martini   M6-7     Sport, Mixed, 1 pitch, 80'   Casket Quarry ICE
I) The Chimney   WI5 M5     Sport, TR, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 90'   Casket Quarry ICE
Double Rainbow   V2 5+     Boulder   Ely's Peak Bouldering : Bluff Boulder
XMen   V2-3 5+     Boulder, 12'   Piedmont roadside boulders : Lower Wall
Tree Hugger   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   South Little Foxx : The Tree Boulder
Fancy Dancer   V4 6B     Boulder, 18'   Porcupine Crag : Road Weary wall
Friction Fighter   V4 6B PG13     Boulder, 20'   Little Foxx Canyon : North Little Foxx
Scott's Knee   V7 7A+     Boulder   Ely's Peak Bouldering : ALC (Alternative Living Cav...
Remember The Fallen   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 45'   Little Foxx Canyon : Little Foxx
Skittle Phlegm   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 30'   Little Foxx Canyon : Little Foxx
Dislocation Overhang   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 55'   Ely's Peak
The Flake   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 50'   Ely's Peak
Smack My Ass And Call Me Sally   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 35'   Little Foxx Canyon : Little Foxx
Brewer's Arete   5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c     Sport, 35'   Duluth Bouldering : Brewer's Park
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K) Extra Dry Vermouth M9-  MN : Duluth Area (Rock and Ice) : Casket Quarry ICE
This amazing route ascends the most improbable looking and continuously steep chunk of rock at the quarry. It is often bone dry but sometimes there is a smear at the slab at the bottom and the upper overhanging crack system is often choked with ice. Start under the left side of the huge hanging “Martini glass” shaped flake and climb straight up slab on small edges and delicate one tooth holds (in some years there is an ice smear to the left). Climb up and over the far left edge of the Martin...[more]   Browse More Classics in MN

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