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L to R R to L Alpha
Alfred Hitchcock Presents T 
Apprentice Route T 
Bat Crack T 
Diagonal , The T 
Dihedral Arete S 
Dihedral, The T,TR 
Heart Route T,S,TR 
Hot Licks  T,S 
Jam Crack T 
Left of main crack T,TR 
Love Bulge T 
Mad Dog T 
Maginot Line 
Main Crack T,TR 
Open Book T,TR 
Open Book Direct T,TR 
Peckerman Direct S 
Peter Peckerman S 
Ron's Climb T,S,TR 
Rusty T 
Screaming Fingers T,S 
Smokey On Fire 
Smokey Overhang T 
Southern Exposure T 
Starbabies S,TR 
Step Left of Boston T,TR 
Strawberry Jam  T 
Tar Babies S,TR 
Tree Crack T 
Y Crack T,TR 

Main Wall Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The biggest grouping of climbs at Minnehaha, and the tallest routes, are found on the main wall. Routes range from the classic Main Crack(5.4) to the seldom-done Screaming Fingers(12a). The prominent dihedral in the center of the wall is the area classic Dihedral(old-school 5.9)

Getting There 

Angle left from the parking lot and you can't miss Main Wall. It is visible from the the lot, about 150 feet Northwest.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.4 miles from here

30 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',16],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',1],['5.8',6],['5.9',4],['5.10',8],['5.11',1],['5.12',2],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Main Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Wall:
Maginot Line   V2-3 5+     Boulder   
Main Crack   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
Left of main crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 50'   
Jam Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad   
The Diagonal    5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad   
Starbabies   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Sport, TR   
Bat Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad   
Smokey Overhang   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad   
The Dihedral   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
Heart Route   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, TR   
Hot Licks    5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Sport   
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Featured Route For Main Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: warming up on this great route

The Dihedral 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Washington : Northeast Corner & Spokane : ... : Main Wall
Arguably the best route at Minne, Dihedral is often TR'd, but is an excellent lead. You'll lieback, jam, stem, crimp and smear up this one. The Crux is at mid-height, after moving left from a good rest in the corner. sustained from this point. Many consider it hard for the grade....[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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