Windy Point Rock Climbing
Furthest up-river crag. Largest concentration of "hard" routes.
Access this from the trail that goes along the top of the cliffs(or by canoe!). From left of Wild Iowa wall or up the mud gully under Flash, take the trail that goes to the top of the cliffs. Follow this trail for about 15-20 minutes while, along the top of the ridge. Follow the trail as it winds down to the bottom of the climbs at Windy Point..
Climbing Season For the Pictured Rocks area.
Weather station 6.9 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Windy Point
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Border Town Donkey Show 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Iowa
: Pictured Rocks
: Windy Point
Climbs up the arete. This route has seen more traffic as of fall of '07 possibly reducing the amount of loose rock. More recently, Joe Stark and Troy Davidson have done some scaling work over the winter with the approval of the land managers to remove the dangerous choss (ie, loose rock) so that it is now a safe and worthwhile climb....[more] Browse More Classics in Iowa
May 18, 2016
not sure about most chossy but there is some loose rock on the wall for sure. What did you break off. The clipping jug above the bottom crux has been getting smaller for years. Did that get smaller?