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Sand Point Road to Miners Castle

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Amphitheater, The TR 
Curtains, The TR 
Dryer Hose (aka Life's a Pitch), The 
Giddy Up 
Hi Ho Silver 
Insignificant Curtains TR 
Left Soda Straw 
Little One T,TR 
Midnight Rambler 
No Boundries T,TR 
Suck it up TR 
Sunny Day 
Sweet Mother Moses 
Three Sisters 
Twin Falls T,TR 
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Sand Point Road to Miners Castle Rock Climbing 

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Location: 46.40532, -86.64716 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: jon jugenheimer, Jason Schneider, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: jon jugenheimer on Nov 15, 2006  with updates from James Schroeder


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This area contains routes from the town of Munising to Miners Castle. This area is refereed to the Front Country climbs in the guidebook. It is the easiest ice to access in the region, with the shortest walks. Perfect for beginners, or for people with a shorter time to climb that day.

Getting There 

Drive east from town and head down Sand Point road, pass the hospital on your left and park at the end of the road by the beach/boat launch. Walk back towards town for 10 minutes to access the Curtains/Dryer hose area. Follow the North Country trail starting from the parking area to reach all the climbs from Intersection Falls to SSM/Dairyland area to Miners Beach.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.6 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Sand Point Road to Miners Castle

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sand Point Road to Miners Castle:
The Dryer Hose (aka Life's a Pitch)   WI3+     Ice, 1 pitch, 60'   
Dairyland   WI5     Ice, 150'   
Sweet Mother Moses   WI3-4     Ice, 1 pitch, 75'   
The Amphitheater   WI5     TR, Ice, 1 pitch, 65'   
The Curtains   WI3-4     TR, Ice, 1 pitch, 30'   
Giddy Up   WI3-     Ice, 1 pitch   
Suck it up   WI4     TR, Ice, 1 pitch, 80'   
Midnight Rambler   WI3+     Ice, 1 pitch   
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Rock Climbing Photo: joe leading Dairyland (jan, 06)

Dairyland WI5  Michigan : Munising : Sand Point Road to Miners C...
This is it, the mother of all Munising climbs, although it’s not the hardest, it’s the biggest, fattest, and most inspiring climb to look at and climb in the park. The climb forms in two HUGE pillars fed by a creek above, that come together at the top to form massive bat wings. From the frozen lake to the top of the cliff, it is over 200 feet high, with the actual climbing lasting for about 150 feet. The usual plan of attack is to rappel down the climb from above and lead it back out. If y...[more]   Browse More Classics in Michigan

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