Elevation: 771 ft
GPS: 42.08, -90.752 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Alan Grau on May 30, 2015 with 1 Suggestions
Admins: J. Stark

Description

Bouldering area located at the Joinerville boat ramp along the Maquoketa River. Limestone boulders featuring solid rock and fun movement on a variety of boulders. Problems range from vertical highballs to steep, juggy problems and a few tall, proud lines with hard moves on steep limestone.

You can park along the road inside the park. Please park closer to park entrance/approach trail. This will free up parking near the boat ramp for boaters.

The bouldering at Joinerville Park was independently discovered by John Anderson and Troy Davison, each of whom did some early, undocumented first assents in the park. In 2013 the Iowa Climbers’ Coalition approached the Jackson Country Conservation office about bouldering at Joinerville park. We were given the green light to begin bouldering at Joinerville. However, there caveat is that, if it turns into a problem, this could change.

Bolting and roped climbing are not allowed at Joinerville.

Getting There

Joinerville park is located along the Maquoketa river in Jackson Country. Take Highway 64 west from Maquoketa for 4 miles. Turn right on 123rd Avenue (look for the Joinerville Canoe Access sign) and go 2 miles North on 123rd avenue to the park entrance.

Joinerville Park is open from 6:00 am – 10:30 pm for day use year-round. Camping is allowed by special permit and board approval only.  Contact the Jackson Country conservation office for details.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Joinerville (bouldering only)

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V-easy 3
 3
Survival of the fattest
Boulder
V0 4
 6
Slim Jim
Boulder
V1 5
 3
Bae Watch
Boulder
V1 5
 6
Juggs Haul
Boulder
V1 5
 4
Spontaneous Proton Decay
Boulder
V2- 5+
 3
Wubbalubbadubdub!
Boulder
V2 5+
 9
Druken roomate
Boulder
V2 5+
 6
Home sick
Boulder
V2 5+
 6
Hang Man
Boulder
V2+ 5+
 3
Speed Ascent of the Nose
Boulder
V3 6A
 5
All nighter
Boulder
V3 6A
 3
Jack Lynx
Boulder
V4 6B
 6
Entrance Exam
Boulder
V5 6C
 3
Final Exam
Boulder
V5 6C
 5
Bae Wall Direct
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Survival of the fattest Alcove boulder
 3
V-easy 3 Boulder
Slim Jim Dip Boulder
 6
V0 4 Boulder
Bae Watch Bae Wall Boulder
 3
V1 5 Boulder
Juggs Haul Dip Boulder
 6
V1 5 Boulder
Spontaneous Proton Decay Quantum Chromodynamic…
 4
V1 5 Boulder
Wubbalubbadubdub! Quantum Chromodynamic…
 3
V2- 5+ Boulder
Druken roomate Freshman Boulder
 9
V2 5+ Boulder
Home sick Freshman Boulder
 6
V2 5+ Boulder
Hang Man Bae Wall Boulder
 6
V2 5+ Boulder
Speed Ascent of the Nose Dip Boulder
 3
V2+ 5+ Boulder
All nighter Freshman Boulder
 5
V3 6A Boulder
Jack Lynx Dip Boulder
 3
V3 6A Boulder
Entrance Exam Freshman Boulder
 6
V4 6B Boulder
Final Exam Freshman Boulder
 3
V5 6C Boulder
Bae Wall Direct Bae Wall Boulder
 5
V5 6C Boulder
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