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Rock Climbing Photo: Striking walls but limestone choss.  Mines of Spai...
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By trisgo
From: Omaha, NE (at the moment)
Nov 30, 2015
Hey, so what's the deal with this area? Is any part of this cliff worthy of trad lines or is climbing here a bad idea? Has anyone climbed here before? Possible to set up top ropes?
By Joe Stark
From: Iowa
Nov 30, 2015
It looks like climbing isn't allowed at Mines of Spain. This is copied from the Iowa DNR website.

Climbing or rappelling is not permitted at the Ledges State Park, Boone County; Dolliver State Park, Webster County; Wildcat Den State Park, Muscatine County; Mines of Spain Recreation Area, Dubuque County; Maquoketa Caves State Park, Jackson County; Elk Rock State Park, Marion County and Stone State Park, Woodbury and Plymouth counties
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Striking walls but limestone choss. Mines of Spain, Dubuque, IA.

Submitted By: Kaner on Mar 6, 2008
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