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Ennis Lake (Ely)

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Ennis Lake (Ely) Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 30'
Location: 47.97608, -91.49792 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Kris Gorny, Chris treggE, James Loveridge, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jay Brooks on Apr 18, 2012
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Ennis Lake is beautiful and quiet place to climb. It takes a 20-30 min hike to get to the rock, but the trip is well worth the walk. You will most likely be the only climber there with a possibility of seeing a few hikers. there is a number of climbs from crack to overhangs, with all climbs being set for top belay or sling-shot belay. There are a number of solid trees for anchor points and the view over the lake is magnificent. the rock is solid with little worries of of loose rock. The climbs would most likely be from 5.7 to 5.9.

Getting There 

Take 169 north through Ely, stay on this road through the town of Winton where it is also known as Fernberg Rd. and turns into Co HWY 18/Fernberg Trail. You will continue on this road for about 14 miles. You will then turn left on Forest Route 438, there should be a sign for Norther Teir Boy Scout base. You will go about 2.5 miles and park in a small lot on the right side of the road. There is only one trail heading back into the woods from the parking lot which will take you to Ennis Lake if you follow the signs.

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Weather station 2.2 miles from here

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