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Summary

A variety of cliffs on different types of stone in the gorgeous setting of the north shore of Lake Superior.

Description

Climbing in and around Thunder Bay. Generally different crags and cliffs within about a 2-hour drive of the city of Thunder Bay.

As of 2012, the most current guide to climbs in this area is Thunder Bay Rock by Alex Joseph and Randy Reed. (http://orders.climbingcentral.com/thunder-bay-rock.html )

Sub-areas ordered roughly west to east.

Access issues

Varies from crag to crag.

Approach

Varies from 2 minutes to several hours depending on the crag.

Areas

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Name
Style
Climbs
Ticks
Height
Grades
Highway 61 Cliff
2
0
25m
 Trad,  Boulder and other styles
36
0
22m
 Trad,  Sport and other styles
32
0
26m
19
0
21m
Squaw Bay Crag
 Trad,  Aid and other styles
48
1
43m
4
0
31m
 Top Rope,  Trad and other styles
126
25
8m
10
0
8m
 Trad,  Top Rope and other styles
93
15
11m
McKenzie Crag
-
0
0
Pass Lake Crag
 Trad,  Top Rope and other styles
59
27
12m
3
Pearl Cliff
13
0
17m
1
7
0
19m
Claghorn Crag
26
0
27m
4
0
23m
Mt. Helen Cliff
12
4
47m
6
42
9
39m
3
Kama Bay Cliff
3
0
55m

Open trips

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