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Veteran's Park, Springfield OH

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Veteran's Park, Springfield OH 


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Location: 39.9302, -83.8145 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: sauggie on Mar 22, 2012
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on the second set of boulders

Description 

In Town, Easy Drive-In Access. Two main boulders to climb. Most problems have not been well established. It's pretty much open at this point. Decent midwest limestone climbing.

The local police will allow you to drive (no treading) to the boulders. Just do not (and I quote) "Tear up the grass." You'll have to park by the road if Wittenberg University's Rugby practice is in session.

Note, this "climbing area" has only been officially established over the past couple years. If anybody has made any first ascents, please update new problems.


Getting There 


From Columbus
I-70 W, go 37.1 mi
Take exit 62 to merge onto US-40 W/E National Rd toward Springfield
Continue to follow US-40 W (About 8 mins), go 6.7 mi
Turn right onto N Fountain Ave, go 0.2 mi
Turn left onto Ferncliff Pl, go 0.2 mi
Continue onto N Wittenberg Ave (Veteran's Park)

From Dayton
I-70 E toward Columbus, go 13.1 mi
Take exit 47 to merge onto OH-4 E toward Enon/Springfield, go 8.8 mi
Turn left onto N Fountain Ave, go 0.3 mi
Turn left onto Ferncliff Pl, go .02 mi
Continue onto N Wittenberg Ave (Veteran's Park)


7 Total Routes


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2 boulders off to the right of the boulders
2 boulders off to the right of the boulders
second of the two boulders
second of the two boulders
Technical rigging on top of the Ampitheatre Boulder set for Wild Iris and Black Lung.
Technical rigging on top of the Ampitheatre Boulde...
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By sauggie
From: Ohio
Apr 19, 2012

Drove through the park today and noticed a crew cleaning off the vegetation on the boulders.
Drove through the park today and noticed a crew cleaning off the vegetation on the boulders.


The second boulder being cleaned.
The second boulder being cleaned.