Cerro de Hielo
Ice Station Superior
North Shore MN
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Kama Bay Area
Et Tu, Brute?
Crag: Kama Bay
Rating: WI3, 25m
The business starts right off the ground, with about
35 ft of thin, sometimes hollow ice. It may thicken
out later in the season. The pro took a little work
but it ís there and not bad (bring some stubby screws).
Follow the yellow smear of ice about halfway up
the vertical section and then moved out left to
thicker ice. The rating is WI 4/4- climbing on the bottom
section, WI2 from there to the top. Because the
steep section is so short, I averaged the grade, hence
Approach: Drive down the Domtar Road at Kama Kay to about kilometer 7.5, which puts you well past the last of the well-known climbs. There is a clearcut from which you can see the climb; it ís the biggest route on the face. Cross the clear-cut straight towards the climb and find the path of least resistance through the
blow-downs to reach the upper shelf and the base of
Descent: Rap the route.
First Ascent: Donnie Kolb, Eric Landmann, December 2003
Report by: Donnie Kolb