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One of Canada's premiere ice climbing areas. Multiple superb high quality lines.
From Duluth take Hwy 61 north across the US border. Continue on 61 into Thunder Bay. From Thunder Bay, take Hwy 11 into Nipigon (motels, food, beer). To get to the climbs from Nipigon, continue on Hwy 11 for about 36 miles until you reach Trans-Canada Pipeline Station on the left. Continue for another 15 miles. At that point the prominent Glace Escalante should become visible on the right. You're there.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Orient Bay (Ice):
Andromeda Weeps WI4 Ice, 2 pitches, 200'
Ranxerox Tangent WI4 Ice, 1 pitch, 150'
Evil Des Seins WI4 Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 55'
Gomar Falls WI3 Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 260'
Amy R WI2+ Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 90'
Glace Eclatante WI3+ Ice, 1 pitch, 150'
Hully Gully WI2+ Ice, 2 pitches, 140'
Tears of Joy WI3+ Ice, 2 pitches, 250'
Obsession WI4 Ice, 2 pitches, 180'
Cascade Falls WI3-4 Ice, 1 pitch, 130'
Sycho Icycho WI2+ Ice, 1 pitch, 190'
10% Real WI5 Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 150'
Mellow Yellow WI3+ Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 200'
Tempest WI2+ Ice, 1 pitch, 200'
Featured Route For Orient Bay (Ice)
Tears of Joy WI3+ North America : Canada : ... : Orient Bay (Ice)
Pitch 1: Climb steep curtain of ice onto a large bowl filled with snow. Ascent the slope and set up a sling-tree belay on the left, below the second steep curtain of ice.Pitch2: Climb the steep ice (crux) onto a ledge with trees. To descent, rappel the route....[more] Browse More Classics in International
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