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Dairyland 

WI5

   
Type:  Ice, 150'
Consensus: WI5 [details]
FA: Paul Kuenn, 1980
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Submitted By: jon jugenheimer on Nov 15, 2006

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joe leading Dairyland (jan, 06)

Dairyland 

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 you are not
able to climb back out to the top you have three options. If the lake is frozen, walk
west towards Mini Me and Sunny Day, you can get out there (about a 15 minute walk
on the shelf ice). The other option is to jug the rappel line, have fun! The third
option is a dead tree thatcan be found along the cliff line about half way to
StrawberryDaze. Head east towards the tree, and climb it out, its leaning onto the
cliff at its lowest point, which is about 12 feet high. These three options provide an
escape, but if you’re out there, climb the route, it will be on the top of your “ticked”
list forever.



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Dairyland, (spring 2005) from the lake to the top of the cliff, its about 180 to 200 feet high.
BETA PHOTO: Dairyland, (spring 2005) from the lake to the top ...
Dairyland looking fat.
Dairyland looking fat.
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By Kris Gorny
Administrator
Feb 8, 2008
rating: WI5

Is there going to be any description here? This is a great route, little tricky to find from the trail, and belay may need to be set up with screws to avoid sliding into the lake. Deserves more than just a blank space. C'mon, at least the classic "tba" :)

By jon jugenheimer
From: Madison
Feb 19, 2008

Kris,
You got me, your right, this piece of ice does deserve something. How about something I ripped off from the guidebook!!!