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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.
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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+ E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch
Foreign Affairs 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch
New Kids on the Rock 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport
Barnburner 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch
A Drilling Experience 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport
Jump to Something Good 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Relentless 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Trad, TR, 1 pitch
The Go Between 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch
Chinese Freedom 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Kelly's Arete 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 30'
Start of Something Good 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch
Preemptive Strike 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch
Living All Over Me 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Mississippi Burning 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Light My Fire 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport
Rock Pigs 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport
Super High Tech Jetfighter 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Paradigm Shift 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Last Dance of a Fat Man 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c Sport
NSP 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- E7 7a Sport
Featured Route For Winter Wall
Barnburner 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Winter Wall
This is the classic trad climb at Red Wing. In previous years people have attempted to turn this crack into a sport climb. It has been bolted, chopped, re-bolted and chopped many times. The original route (5.11a) takes the right hand crack and traverses left onto an obvious ledge about 15ft off the deck. There are possibilities for high gear placements to protect the traverse. The left variation starts below the ledge and goes straight up. Only one piece of gear protects the move onto the ledge....[more] Browse More Classics in MN
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