The beautiful Shelter 1 Bluff in mid fall
just in the park gate. the first big cliff that you see with the shelter.
The best guide for Giant City S.P. currently is Eric Ulner's book Vertical Heartland. His guide covers the main climbing routes of the park and primarily focuses on the classics of Shelter 1. Pick up your copy today at Shawnee Trails located in Carbondale Illinois.
Weather station 1.8 miles from here
27 Total Routes
['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Shelter 1 Bluff
Tempura Tour 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
: Giant City State Park
: Shelter 1 Bluff
This is the grand traverse that lets one venture across the Shelter 1 Bluff line. This route allows you to climb high above the grassy field below and avoids the harder sections underneath the overhang. A must for anyone desiring to explore the vertical sphere of the bluff. Absolute Classic!...[more] Browse More Classics in IL
BETA PHOTO: Classic Giant City Routes
Annual SIUC Climbing Club outing to Shelter 1