Winter Wall Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Winter Wall. January 2007.
Right of the Cyclops Area, another south facing wall of the bluff. This area is facing the sun and climbable on warm/dry winter days. Aptly named as the Winter Wall.
Follow the main trail up to where it T's. When you see the wall, look for the obvious thin crack which is BarnBurner. This is the right end of the Winter Wall. This area extends about 250' feet west (left) to the scree pile.
Winter Wall at October sunrise. Oct. 2010.
Weather station 6.0 miles from here
42 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',18],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Winter Wall
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Winter Wall
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Winter Wall:
Jump Start 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch
Barnburner 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch
Relentless 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, TR, 1 pitch
NSP 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a Sport
Featured Route For Winter Wall
Paradigm Shift 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Minnesota
: Barn Bluff (Red Wing)
: Winter Wall
Paradigm Shift may be the ultimate Red Wing route. There are certainly some harder climbs at the bluff, but none personify so well the nature of hard climbing at Red Wing; incredibly crimpy, super technical, and very temperature dependent. The first 50 feet are incredibly sustained, with no real letup until you reach the jug at bolt six; from there to the top is relatively easy 5.10 climbing with ample opportunity to depump before sneaking through the band of choss on top...[more] Browse More Classics in Minnesota