Cerro de Hielo
Ice Station Superior
North Shore MN
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Orient Bay Area
Crag: Orient Bay
Rating: WI4, 70m
This is the last route in Orient Bay, at the north end of the bluffs.
Pitch 1 - WI4, 45m. Climb up the wide apron and the steepening ice wall, which frequently forms into a pillar. There is a belay station (bolts) on the left near a cedar tree.
Pitch 2 - WI2+, 25m. Not usually done, this pitch is a rolling, brushy gully.
Descent: Rap the route.
First Ascent: Shaun Parent, Paul Dedi, 1983
Report by: Eric Landmann