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Submitted By: jeffengel on Oct 6, 2007
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Deep water soloing on the Emerald Wall.


Further north on Sandpoint lake there is a cliff that reaches 100'. It is in the long bay on the west side of Sandpoint lake called Grassy Bay. Grassy bay is a long narrow bay. It is about 8 miles long, and Emerald wall is almost to its end on the north side. One benefit of Emerald wall is it is on the Minnesota side of the boarder.

The downside of Emerald wall is it rises directly out of the water. Since your there though you obviously have a boat or a canoe. There is some route potential that has a dry belay on the right side of the wall.

Getting There 

Boat up to Sandpoint lake. Once in Sanpoint keep going north past the Canadian Customs. Go through King Williams narrows. Shortly after King Williams narrows head west down the long Grassy bay. Toward the end of the bay there will be an island. Emerald wall is behind the island.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.4 miles from here

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['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Emerald Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Emerald Wall:
Spellbound Arete   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
Long Distance Love Affair   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, TR, 95'   
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Ship of Fools 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c  Minnesota : Jeff's World (MN/CA border) : Emerald Wall
Assends the right side of the black streek at the tallest part of the wall. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Minnesota

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Rock Climbing Photo: Boat belay on The Emerald Wall. Summer 2016. Photo...
Boat belay on The Emerald Wall. Summer 2016. Photo...
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more than just climbing here
Rock Climbing Photo: The big dihederal
BETA PHOTO: The big dihederal
Rock Climbing Photo: Dry belay on the right side.  This little cliff is...
BETA PHOTO: Dry belay on the right side. This little cliff is...
Rock Climbing Photo: This picture shows about 75% of the Emerald Wall. ...
BETA PHOTO: This picture shows about 75% of the Emerald Wall. ...

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By jfischer
Oct 11, 2007
There is the great wall. It was 1998 when I climbed and attempted some routes in this area. A great location with lots of route potential.

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