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Areas in Whipps Ledges

Beer Can Alley 2 / 0 / 4 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Blade 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Bubbles 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Christ Died 2 / 0 / 10 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 13
Cigarettes After Sex 0 / 0 / 1 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Cripple Creek 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Finger Tips 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Ignoreland 0 / 0 / 2 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Island 0 / 1 / 7 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 13
Kansas City Boulder / Hueco 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Main Wall 4 / 0 / 27 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 30
Moonlight Buttress 0 / 0 / 1 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Tombstone 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Yellow Wall 0 / 0 / 1 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Elevation: 1,000 ft
GPS: 41.221, -81.7 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: John- on Jul 11, 2007
Admins: Courtney Curtner

Description

Some sun, some shady, some wind, always a good time. Crowds on the weekends.. Kids smokin' after skool weekdays. Couples walking all the time. The seclusion you desire is proportionate to where you're climbing. Ymmv.

It is all Sharon Conglomerate Sandstone. Don't pull hard on problems / routes during or immediately following rainy spells.

Plenty of Top Rope routes, only a handful of Gear routes, Bouldering + every lame contrived variation thought up.

Many of the Top Rope routes require long webbing or static lines to set up. Please be gentle with the remaining trees when setting up. .
Permit Required Details

Getting There

Locate the intersection of State Route 303 and State Road near Hinckley, Ohio. Go south on State Road. There are two parking areas with restrooms(no running water); either parking area will get you to Whipps Ledges.

Upper Parking Area: Go south on State Road to Bellus Road. Turn left on Bellus Road. Take the next right on Top of Ledges Drive. Follow this to the parking area.

Lower Parking Area: Go south on State Road past Bellus Road. The parking lot entrance will be on the left before the bridge.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Whipps Ledges

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V0 4
Sandbox Arete
Boulder
V3+ 6A+ PG13
Journey to the Sun
TR, Boulder
V3-4 6A+
The Orgator
Boulder
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Double O
TR
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Christ Died Crack
Trad, TR
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Patagonia
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
The Crack
TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
The Arete
TR
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Buzzard
TR
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Burnout
TR
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Dunes
TR
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Snoopy
TR
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Banana
TR
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b V3+ 6A+ PG13
The Cave
TR, Boulder
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
O Wall
TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Sandbox Arete Island V0 4 Boulder
Journey to the Sun Moonlight Buttress V3+ 6A+ PG13 TR, Boulder
The Orgator Island V3-4 6A+ Boulder
Double O Island 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Christ Died Crack Christ Died 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Patagonia Main Wall 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
The Crack Main Wall 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
The Arete Island 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a TR
Buzzard Main Wall 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b TR
Burnout Main Wall 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b TR
Dunes Island 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b TR
Snoopy Main Wall 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b TR
Banana Main Wall 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b TR
The Cave Main Wall 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b V3+ 6A+ PG13 TR, Boulder
O Wall Christ Died 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a TR
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John-  
PM me, there's names everywhere. Jun 27, 2017
Does anyone no what the name is of the sport route hear and if there have been more introduced over the years? May 16, 2017
brysonh
SLC, UT
brysonh   SLC, UT
I just tried calling the number above. I guess permits are handled differently now:

clevelandmetroparks.com/Mai…

I called and they provided 216-635-3304 as phone number. May 24, 2016
In order to obtain a permit to climb contact Cleveland Metroparks Visitor Services at 216-635-3200, Ext. 264 Aug 20, 2012

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