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Ice Palace

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Ice Palace Rock Climbing 


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Location: 49.3218, -88.1187 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Dave Rone on Dec 23, 2009
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Description 

Although barely visible from the road, this area boasts a large number of high-quality routes in a very small area. You can get a lot of climbing done in here!! Of course this means that you likely won't be alone, but you'll almost always be able to get on something.

Most routes face west to northwest, and usually don't get too sun affected until well into March.

Getting There 

Park about a mile past Glace Eclatante, the huge wall of ice up on the right side of the highway as you are traveling north. If possible, try to use a parking area (Scenic View Road) on the west side of the highway (the parking area is the GPS coordinate). In any case, make sure your vehicle is well off the highway! Get the shovel out if necessary, or be prepared for a ticket.

The trailhead is across the highway from Scenic View Road, and will likely be well-traveled. 10 minutes gets you to the routes at the north end of the Ice Palace, 20 minutes to the south end.

Climbing Season

For the Orient Bay Ice and Mixed area.

Weather station 17.1 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['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 Ice Palace

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Ice Palace:
10% Real   WI5     Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 150'   
Ranxerox Tangent   WI4     Ice, 1 pitch, 150'   
Evil Des Sens   WI4     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 55'   
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Featured Route For Ice Palace
Rock Climbing Photo: Ranxerox Tangent. Photo: Randall Tate.

Ranxerox Tangent WI4  North America : Canada : ... : Ice Palace
Beautiful route! The ice forms some interesting and pretty unique three dimensional structures. The first 30 feet or so are vertical with some slightly overhanging moves once you're up the approach ramp and actually on the route. Many opportunities to hook. A good hands-free rest can be found about half-way up the route. Mercifully ramps out at the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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