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
41 Total Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',16],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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
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Start of Something Good 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a MN
: Barn Bluff (Red Wing)
: Winter Wall
There is a huge block maybe 6 foot tall just to the right of Jump Start. Start standing on that block. The first and trickier crux is right off the block as you pull up on sharp crimps and stand up on crappy feet and stab into a hidden hold. Then it launches into a series of crimps, trends a touch right, and right into the second crux which requires a high step and strenuous crimp-pulling as you deadpoint into a jug. Good rest, then it's long and pumpy after that. I think this has to be clo...[more] Browse More Classics in MN
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