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Softball Crags  


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Location: 42.4777, -90.6603 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Bill McKirgan, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Kaner on Mar 22, 2009
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Description 

3 distinct limestone ribs jutting out, waiting to be climbed. The crags are approxiamtely 20 yards uphill from the road. In the spring/summer, the foliage will grow in so thick, they probably won't be visible.

The middle rock is about 60 feet at its highest.

Getting There 

Drive towards the softball fields bordering the Mines of Spain recreation area; park in the lot. From there, the 3 ribs of rock are just uphill, across the road.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.7 miles from here

1 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Jonny on the way to set up TR anchor
Jonny on the way to set up TR anchor

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