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Lilydale Park aka The Brickyards

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Lilydale Park aka The Brickyards Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: Map of the park. Waterfalls are marked.

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  • Description 

    Many of the old buildings in St Paul are bricks made by the Twin Cities Brick Company from material from these brickyards.

    There are 3 waterfalls and numerous other seepage. This area is < 30m in height but has a lot of ice and possible lines. Have fun exploring; ice forms in different places each year.

    Getting There 

    There are two pull-out parking areas along Lilydale Rd on the south side of he river in St Paul. Follow the obvious trails to the ice. It is also possible to park in the residential area off of 13 at the top of the park and take the trail at the top of the cliff.

    Climbing Season

    For the * Ice and Mixed climbs area.

    Weather station 6.1 miles from here

    6 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

    Featured Route For Lilydale Park aka The Brickyards
    Rock Climbing Photo: The Ear Approximately how we pitched it out on two...

    The Ear WI3-  MN : * Ice and Mixed climbs : ... : Middle Clay Pit
    Climb up on to the sloping shelf, traverse across the shelf right of the main flow.The main shelf we did in 2 pitches. Set up hanging belays.It's the Brickyards, we were trying to be creative and practice lead & multipitch technique....[more]   Browse More Classics in MN

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