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Whopee Wall

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About Whopee Wall:

Located on the corner of Piedmont Avenue and 1st Street, Whopee Wall is where most of Duluth's indoor climbers get deflowered and thrown into the world of real rock. Like they say, the first time is always disappointing. In spite of it not living up to everyone's teenage expectations, the crag has been frequented for over 25 years, hosting an array of fun top-rope, lead, and boulder problems. With sidewalks going almost all the way around, the feel is decidedly urban. With that come all the hazards of real urban climbing: broken glass, traffic, spray-painted holds, noise, etc. Whopee is a popular teaching area for both university and park and rec classes. For the routes, bring nuts and long slings. For bouldering, crashpads will save your ankles from tree roots looming at the base.
Approach: See "About Whoopee Wall" above.
Approach Time: You can belay from the bumper of your car.
Latitude, Longitude:
Access Issues:
Rock Type: Basalt
Type of Climbing: Top Rope
Sun Aspect: All Day Sun


SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
Average Rating = 0.00/5 The Alcove 5.6 0
1 Average Rating = 1.00/5 Malice in the Heart of Man 5.9 1
2 Average Rating = 2.00/5 Question of Balance 5.10d 1
3 Average Rating = 2.00/5 Cracked Rib 5.10a 1
4 Average Rating = 1.00/5 Dark Boulder Face 5.8 1
5 Average Rating = 1.00/5 Hoodwink 5.5 1
6 Average Rating = 1.00/5 If at First 5.6 1
9 Average Rating = 1.00/5 The Alcove 5.6 1
11 Average Rating = 2.00/5 The Lord is Coming Wall 5.8 1
12 Average Rating = 1.00/5 Pinching Pennies 5.9 1
15 Average Rating = 1.00/5 The Longest Yard 5.8 1
16 Average Rating = 2.00/5 The Whopee Wall 5.10a 1
17 Average Rating = 1.00/5 Whopee Wall Right Side 5.4 1