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Park at the Quetil Trail parking lot and hike down the old rail road bed. After about two minutes you reach the rock.
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Founded in 2002. The Illinois Climbers Association is a charitable organization representing the climbers of Illinois. We are dedicated to preserving climbing and bouldering access in Illinois through education, conservation, and cooperation.
The Illinois Climbers Association is a 501(c)3 charitable organization created to:
- Promote and support conservation and preservation of both rock climbing and bouldering areas, and their respective natural resources in Illinois
- Encourage optimal recreational use of Illinois outdoor climbing resources through land stewardship education and by facilitating cooperation between climbers, private land owners, and public land managers
- Encourage and promote the development of policies and practices that will preserve climbing and bouldering areas in Illinois
HELP THE ICA BOLT NEW ROUTES AT ALTO PASS!
The ICA was instrumental in acquiring access to the climbing at Alto Pass. If you have any questions, comments or concerns feel free to contact them.
Click HERE to donate towards the Illinois Climber Association's bolting cause.
Places To EatRoot Beer Saloon
Root Beer served in frosted mugs (the home of Mr. Frosty) in a place that has an ambiance unlike any other. The decor includes over 175 sets of antlers (elk, caribou, deer, moose), many taxidermy mounts of gamefish, over 150 mounted ducks, geese & birds, beasts large and small, a giant statue of King Tut, a wooden cigar store Indian, antique guns, snow shoes, decoys, fishing plugs, even a Michael Garman diorama a replica of a New York tenement from the 1930's and so much more it boggles the eye and mind.
We are a unique ole time Mom and Pop Market. We house a variety of items: Deli Sandwiches (Home of the Flying Pig), Drinks, Ice, Grocery, Gift Items, Gift Baskets, Cards, Tack, Electrical, Plumbing, Hardware and various other Items.
The Renzaglia Family welcomes you to Alto Vineyards and invites you to taste some of the finest wines produced in the United States. Our family owned winery and vineyard is located in the foothills of the beautiful Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois. Since our first vintage in 1988, our wines have won numerous medals in National and International wine competitions. Our family takes great pride in growing high quality grapes and producing award winning wines.
Welcome to Hedman Vineyards. You will find us in the scenic fruit and wine country among the rolling hills of southern Illinois, in the small town of Alto Pass. We are located 16 miles south of Carbondale within the Shawnee National Forest.
Many different activities are available while you visit. Antiquing, walking the trails in the Shawnee National Forest, eating sun-ripened peaches just picked from our orchard, visiting down town Alto Pass, or sitting on the deck, sipping a glass of wine while watching the Humming Birds and Barn Swallows, are just a few of the activities you can enjoy.
Browsing through our Scandinavian gift shop while tasting our estate wines, from grapes grown in our vineyard. Dine at our Peach Barn Cafe' and savory authentic Swedish cuisine. Cafe' open Wednesday - Sunday.
Von Jakob Vineyard & Brewery
Located among the beautiful rolling hills of the Shawnee National Forest, Von Jakob is the perfect getaway. As a family-owned business established nearly 20 years ago, we offer our guests an inviting and fun atmosphere to relax and unwind. While visiting our tasting room, sample from over 20 varieties of wine, a wide selection of hand-crafted beers and award winning hard apple cider. We offer a delicious lunch menu available daily and a full service restaurant open Friday and Saturday evenings. We also have live music every weekend and host a number of festivals, weddings and private events throughout the year. When your here, feel free to extend your stay with us at one of our charming Bed & Breakfast Suites. Come experience a trip to Little Germany when you visit Von Jakob.
Classic Climbing Routes at Alto Pass
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