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The area right around the corner from the Sunburst Buttress is known as the the Annadonia Area. The area contains the majority of the crags moderate routes and is often crowded. The generic wall area is commonly reffered to as the warm up wall. Annadonia area (the Generic Wall/East End area in particular) falls directly beneath the end of the hiker trail. It's not uncommon for rocks to rain on climbers in this area from the hiker/tourists throwing rocks from atop barn bluff. Wear your helmet.
Follow the North trail from the top of the stairs. When you get to the T at the base of the crag, follow the trail to the right about 150 ft. A short climber access trail will lead to the generic wall.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Annadonia Area:
The Future 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Too Low For Zero 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Freebase 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Danger High Boltage 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport, TR, 1 pitch
Year of the Ankle 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Looking for Lust 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Micro Balls 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Stylin' 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch
Out Of Control 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch
Annadonia 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Femme Fatale 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, TR, 1 pitch
Quiet Desperation 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport, TR, 1 pitch
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Femme Fatale 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Annadonia Area
Moist most of the time. Start off the ledge to the left climb to a very "hard to clip" bolt. Fun climbing with powerful reaches and sharp crimpers/pockets. A surprising slab crux brings you to a "runout" for the bluff. Aside from the general wetness it's a really fun route and should get more traffic. Probably one of the better 12's at the bluff. Just left of "Quiet Desperation."...[more] Browse More Classics in MN
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