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Glenda's Pile

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Glenda's Pile Rock Climbing 

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North facing wall with 8 bolted routes

Getting There 

Go to the intersectin of McClellan(553) and Division(554). if you are on McClellan turn onto Division and drive for about a 1/4 mile and park on the right(just before granite point subdivision. Follow the mountain bike trails SE to the base of the rock.

Climbing Season

For the Marquette area.

Weather station 4.1 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Glenda's Pile

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Glenda's Pile:
The Slab   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, TR   
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Featured Route For Glenda's Pile
Rock Climbing Photo: You can see the first bolt to the right of the tre...

-unknown- 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Michigan : Marquette : Glenda's Pile
Climb 5.6 up to the ledge to clip the first bolt. Clip up and right of the bolts to a small stance before the crux. Climb up the flaring crack and move left then climb to the chains. Climb the finger crack just left of the 2nd bolt to climb on gear. I am unaware of any assents done on gear but it is highly possible ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Michigan

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By Drew B.
From: SLC
Oct 20, 2009
Alternative Directions:

Drive down count road 553 trowrds Marquette Mountian. Turn left at the additional parking sign. drive up past the "do not enter" sign (only applies for winter use). Drive for 2/3 minutes until you get to a BIG right turn. Turn into pull out. Follow faint trail up hill and to small rock band. Follow cliff down hill.

Approach time: 8-10 minutes
By Mikey G.
From: Lakewood, CO
Feb 9, 2010
The bolts in this area are old, rusty, and spinning so if you plan to climb here it might be a good idea to bring your own protection. Also this area is North facing and can stay wet for a very long time after a rainfall.

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