Louisville Swamp Boulder (S/W Twin Cities Metro, near Shakopee) Climbing
|GPS:||44.719, -93.604 Google Map · Climbing Area Map|
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|Shared By:||Sean Wolf on Jun 8, 2009|
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DescriptionThis is a really cool boulder in the middle of a field. Pretty undeveloped - there is potential for some cool problems.
Getting ThereTurn west off of Highway 169 on the road just before the rock/landscaping company (about 2 miles past 145th St. W coming from Shakopee). The road comes to a T after 0.3 mi, take a right and follow the road into a dude's yard where a sign reads "No parking beyond this point." The road turns left. Walk for 10 minutes (0.5 mi) with marsh on either side, climb a small hill and stop where the gravel road, called Middle Road, intersects the park's main loop, the Mazomani Trail. The Big Rock, a gray and black bulk, larger than a city bus and approximately the same shape, sits out in the open past some trees on the right. Look for 'Glacial Boulder' on this map: fws.gov/Midwest/MinnesotaVa…
Also check out this article in the Star Tribune: startribune.com/lifestyle/h…
Classic Climbing Routes at Louisville Swamp Boulder (S/W Twin Cities Metro, near Shakopee)
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