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With the database growing ~daily, hopefully, you can find something to your liking. There are many climbers from Ohio presently scattered around the nation. When returning home to our families and parents, you can visit the home crag that started it all. Those of us who love Ohio and have not left, have seen the complete transition of Ohio to climbing gyms everywhere and an increasing volume of climbers in every city to support them. 

In any case, if you are just beginning and if you are looking for specific types of climbing... you can look up those routes quickly by using the show routes drop-down box.

There are many crags to be found ... just look around. Chat with other elder climbers at your local gear shop or local crag. There are now many public crags. Maybe go to them, get coffee with others who have climbed before you, and listen to their stories and learn the history of the area. Leave No Trace (LNT) ethics are the goal since everyone will never be the first on the ground there .. watch your impact. Chalk balls are nearly ethically required and simply seen as responsible chalk usage. Chipping routes is destructive and unethical. Digging out dirt to create an area is destructive and tantamount to chipping. Adding bolts without consensus is irresponsible. Crafting a new path through the park can damage the environment for years. Adding bolts without a consensus is akin to ethical treason. Putting up a so-called FA post-2000 is normally false. Erosion ... one cannot preserve what is not conserved. 

A significant side note: climbing in Ohio is still a fairly "touch and go" state. Deliberately deceiving and lying to authorities will bite you and the Ohio community when discovered otherwise. Climbing in areas deemed presently illegal by the autonomously administrated vested authority damages the efforts of fellow climbers who work to secure legal access. There are areas listed under the Ohio heading page that are illegal to be seen with climbing gear.

At present, there appears to be much more than a cultural and ethic gap. Climbing is one of the safest activities, provided the entourage has a mutual understanding of ethics, tactics, and techniques. Check various profiles on social media and see how they prey on ignorance and the knowledge gap.

Auribus teneo lupum - Welcome to the Heart of it All.

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Ohio Climbers Coalition Suggest change

The Ohio Climbers Coalition is an affiliate of the Access Fund that works to protect and develop climbing areas within Ohio.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Ohio

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1+ 5
 35
Money Moves
Boulder
V2+ 5+
 56
The POO arete
Boulder
V4- 6B
 26
Right Sauna
Boulder
V4 6B
 29
Thugged Out Since Cub Scouts
Boulder
V4 6B
 60
Shark Week
Boulder
V5 6C PG13
 52
Monkey Swing
Boulder
V6 7A
 23
Fresh Squeezed
Boulder
V6 7A
 17
Boyscout
Boulder
V7 7A+
 33
Fight or Flight
Boulder
V8 7B
 12
Inches and Fractions
Boulder
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 97
Silver Streaks
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 42
Smokey
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 48
Casual Business
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 17
Slanderfest
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 23
Recycler
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Money Moves Northeast Ohio > Chippewa Creek > Downstream
 35
V1+ 5 Boulder
The POO arete Northeast Ohio > Chippewa Creek > Downstream
 56
V2+ 5+ Boulder
Right Sauna Northeast Ohio > Chippewa Creek > Midstream
 26
V4- 6B Boulder
Thugged Out Since Cub Scouts Northeast Ohio > Chippewa Creek > Downstream
 29
V4 6B Boulder
Shark Week Southwest Ohio > … > Rusty Ravine > Crinoid Cove
 60
V4 6B Boulder
Monkey Swing Northeast Ohio > Chippewa Creek > Downstream
 52
V5 6C PG13 Boulder
Fresh Squeezed Southwest Ohio > … > MRG Southeast (… > Fern Buttress
 23
V6 7A Boulder
Boyscout Northeast Ohio > Chippewa Creek > Downstream
 17
V6 7A Boulder
Fight or Flight Northeast Ohio > Chippewa Creek > Midstream
 33
V7 7A+ Boulder
Inches and Fractions Central Ohio > Tri-Valley Wild… > Brady’s Bluff
 12
V8 7B Boulder
Silver Streaks Central Ohio > Marne Rd > D. Katz Wall
 97
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Smokey Southwest Ohio > … > Overpass Area > Overpass Wall
 42
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Casual Business Central Ohio > Marne Rd > F. Genesis Wall & E S…
 48
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Slanderfest Central Ohio > Marne Rd > F. Genesis Wall & E S…
 17
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Recycler Southwest Ohio > … > MRG Southeast (… > Clear Creek Crag
 23
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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