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Porcupine Crag Rock Climbing 

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Crag is across the road from the entrance to Spiri...


Named from the numerous times I have seen large porcupines at this crag. Which reminds us that we are visitors there, lets be considerate of the habitat. Cliff band that runs East by the Spirit Mountain entrance wrapping around West 180 degrees. A lot of new rock to be set and solid.

Getting There 

Park in the pull off directly across from the Spirit Mountain entrance. Hike due South into the woods toward the cliff face. Find climbers trail marked with orange tape.

Climbing Season

For the Duluth Bouldering area.

Weather station 10.3 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Porcupine Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Porcupine Crag:
Fancy Dancer   V4 6B     Boulder, 18'   Road Weary wall
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Featured Route For Porcupine Crag
Rock Climbing Photo: Face of Porky's Arse

Porky's Arse V3+ 6A+  Minnesota : Duluth Area (Rock and Ice) : ... : Northwest Face
Sit start with left hand on the corner and right hand on right corner, feet smeering. Work left hand up left corner and right hand up right corner. Top out straight up the face, friction and good smeering is a must. Strong but classic line!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Minnesota

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