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Beached whale slab 
Crimpin aint easy (but it sho is fun)  
In the time of chimpanzees 
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Nice bench cut singletrack that rolls through beautiful maple forests. Near Grand Marais, Minnesota
A rocky traverse on well-built singletrack Near Grand Marais, Minnesota
Lutsen 99'er 39er Course
The track for the Lutsen 99'er 39er Course. Near Grand Marais, Minnesota
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Gunflint Trail Rock Climbing 

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One of the many lakes on the Gunflint Trail. Phot...


Wind your way through 57 miles of beautiful boreal forests, past glacial Gunflint Trail lakes, and through outdoor splendor where the only human habitation takes place at camp sites.(taken from gunflint site)

There is plenty of undiscovered climbing here. The ecosystem is very void of human contact(like many climbing areas). Please respect the environment when scouting new terrain. Happy exploring!

Getting There 

Hwy 61 to Grand Marais, MN. Then turn North onto the Gunflint Trail. All the established hiking is well posted and maps are available everywhere.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 3.2 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Same start as crimpin ain't easy

Beached whale slab V4 6B Minnesota : Gunflint Trail
Start same as crimpin ain't easy. Grain decent crimp in left and match. High feet lead you to a big left hand throw to bad sloping crimp thing. For balance Gaston on poor sloper under your left hand. Bring left foot up to good edge and the Gaston with right hand again to decent crimp. Throw your right foot over the bulge and try to find good feet. Drop left foot and bump left hand up above your right hand to another poor crimp. Reach way out to poor sloping seem with right and compress your way ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Minnesota

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Rock Climbing Photo: Old School postcard of the view atop Caribou Rock.
Old School postcard of the view atop Caribou Rock.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gunflint Map
Gunflint Map
Rock Climbing Photo: The beginning of the trail.
The beginning of the trail.

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