Elevation: 578 ft
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Shared By: sunder on Jan 21, 2010 with improvements by Doug Hemken and 1 other
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Access Issue: State Park Regulated by the IL DNR Details

Description

The canyons open to ice climbing have varied over the years: be sure to check at the Park office before you hop on the ice.

Ice Climbing only in the following Canyons, subject to frequent changes:

Ottawa Canyon
Wildcat Canyon
LaSalle Canyon
Tonti Canyon

Access Rules

-Sign in at Maintenance building ALSO Sign out at the end of the day required
-No Climbing alone
-No Mixed Climbing
-Climbing allowed between 7am and Dusk
-Do NOT wear your crampons on the the wooden bridges or walkway.

Small creeks that form into to waterfall ice climbs in sandstone canyons.

Getting There

Located by Utica, IL... 5-10 minute walks on trails.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Starved Rock State Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI3-4
 12
Tonti
TR, Ice
WI4
 16
Wildcat
TR, Ice
WI4-
 10
Ottawa Cayon
Ice
WI5
 4
The Virgin
TR, Ice
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tonti
 12
WI3-4 TR, Ice
Wildcat
 16
WI4 TR, Ice
Ottawa Cayon
 10
WI4- Ice
The Virgin
 4
WI5 TR, Ice
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