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Classic Climbs for Illinois

Mountain Project's determination of the most popular, highly-rated routes.

V0 4
 97
Yosemite Slab
Boulder
V1-2 5
 58
Public Enemy
Boulder
V2 5+
 52
Robert Paulson
Boulder
V2 5+
 54
Tennis Shoe Arete
Boulder
V2-3 5+
 99
KFC
Boulder
V2-3 5+
 150
The Mollusk
Boulder
V3 6A
 68
Sukha
Boulder
V3 6A
 34
V3
Boulder
V3+ 6A+
 49
Comfortably Numb
Boulder
V3-4 6A+
 29
Standard
Boulder
V4 6B
 41
Full Grain
Boulder
V4 6B
 72
Atlas
Boulder
V4 6B
 50
Embryo Stasis
Boulder
V4 6B
 33
Your Body is a Wonderland
Boulder
V4 6B
 70
Enlightenment
Boulder
V4 6B
 57
Helios
Boulder
V5- 6C
 43
Open Gates
Boulder
V5 6C
 38
Tabernacle
Boulder
V5 6C
 96
Shadow of a Man
Boulder
V5 6C
 38
Sukha Sit
Boulder
V5 6C
 23
Seams Easy
Boulder
V5 6C
 50
Tyler Durden
Boulder
V5-6 6C+
 17
Sex on the Beach
Boulder
V5-6 6C+
 33
Undercling King
Boulder
V6 7A
 37
Brown Cow
Boulder
V6 7A
 23
Hot Rats
Boulder
V6 7A
 48
Calypso
Boulder
V6 7A
 52
The Red Sea
Boulder
V6+ 7A
 30
Onyx
Boulder
V7- 7A+
 32
Darkside
Boulder
V7 7A+
 23
Moses
Boulder
V7 7A+
 18
Leather Face
Boulder
V8 7B
 33
Jungle Book
Boulder
V8 7B
 21
Cain and Ankle
Boulder
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 52
Smidgin
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 181
Big Wall Greg's Chicken Shack
Sport, TR
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 125
Luscious Babes
Sport
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 62
Tina's Soul Food Kitchen
Sport
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 78
Mod Squad
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 44
Chit Chat
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 82
The Dagger
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 179
Stubborn Swede
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 163
Blue Spark
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 39
Unknown (Bolted Chimney)
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 103
Deetle Dumps
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 62
Electrocutioner
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 108
Chimichonga
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 58
Fat and Sassy
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 20
Ant Killer
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 138
Through the Smoke
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 173
Fine Nine
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 62
The Meanest Flower
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 87
Groovy Marcia!
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 63
Express Checkout Line
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 99
The Monument
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 130
Master Marley
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 99
The Garden Route
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 71
Rattler
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 53
Archangel
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 113
Earthbound Misfit
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 147
Venom
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 184
Cheerio Bowl
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 32
Skipper
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 28
The Tallest Man
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 72
Psychotherapy
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 106
Who Let the Snakes Out
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 36
Alaska
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 110
Spiders From Mars
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 48
Ego Tripping
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 171
Group Therapy
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 43
Tons of Fun
Trad, Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 23
Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 45
Into the Sun (Aka Fragile Egos)
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 79
Flingin Hog
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 28
Naked Blade
Trad, Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 133
Lovely Arete
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 21
Wishbone
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 43
The Carpenter
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 110
Wild at Heart
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 23
Fashionably Late
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 53
Captain Crunch
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 15
The Father's Gift
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 56
Blue Velvet
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 16
Automatic Damnation
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a R
 22
The Bolted One
Trad, Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 89
Detox Mountain
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 21
Energizer
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 71
Everybody Needs Friends
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 98
Hidden Treasures
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 46
Who Needs Friends
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 27
Umbrella Girls
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 41
The Farmer
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 41
The Reckoning
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 26
Cro-Magnon Warrior
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 30
Viking Blood
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 20
Lost Innocence
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 26
Here Come the Snakes
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 10
Inner Pitbull
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 15
Emperor of the North
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 14
Butcher of Baghdad
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Yosemite Slab Jackson Falls > Z. Bouldering i… > Yosemite Slab
 97
V0 4 Boulder
Public Enemy Holy Boulders > I: Public Enemy Boulder
 58
V1-2 5 Boulder
Robert Paulson Holy Boulders > J: Tyler Durden Area
 52
V2 5+ Boulder
Tennis Shoe Arete Holy Boulders > F: Shadow of a Man Area
 54
V2 5+ Boulder
KFC Holy Boulders > F: Shadow of a Man Area
 99
V2-3 5+ Boulder
The Mollusk Holy Boulders > L: Mollusk Boulder
 150
V2-3 5+ Boulder
Sukha Holy Boulders > K: Brown Cow Area
 68
V3 6A Boulder
V3 Holy Boulders > D: Atlas Boulder
 34
V3 6A Boulder
Comfortably Numb Holy Boulders > F: Shadow of a Man Area
 49
V3+ 6A+ Boulder
Standard Giant City SP > … > A: Devils Stand… > A: Gill Roof
 29
V3-4 6A+ Boulder
Full Grain Holy Boulders > R: Jump for Jesus Area
 41
V4 6B Boulder
Atlas Holy Boulders > D: Atlas Boulder
 72
V4 6B Boulder
Embryo Stasis Holy Boulders > U: Vultures Nest Boul…
 50
V4 6B Boulder
Your Body is a Wonderland Holy Boulders > E: 911 Aretes
 33
V4 6B Boulder
Enlightenment Holy Boulders > Q: Illuminati Boulders
 70
V4 6B Boulder
Helios Holy Boulders > K: Brown Cow Area
 57
V4 6B Boulder
Open Gates Holy Boulders > V: Open Gates Boulder
 43
V5- 6C Boulder
Tabernacle Holy Boulders > R: Jump for Jesus Area
 38
V5 6C Boulder
Shadow of a Man Holy Boulders > F: Shadow of a Man Area
 96
V5 6C Boulder
Sukha Sit Holy Boulders > K: Brown Cow Area
 38
V5 6C Boulder
Seams Easy Holy Boulders > F: Shadow of a Man Area
 23
V5 6C Boulder
Tyler Durden Holy Boulders > J: Tyler Durden Area
 50
V5 6C Boulder
Sex on the Beach Beach > A: Sex on the Beach
 17
V5-6 6C+ Boulder
Undercling King Holy Boulders > Q: Illuminati Boulders
 33
V5-6 6C+ Boulder
Brown Cow Holy Boulders > K: Brown Cow Area
 37
V6 7A Boulder
Hot Rats Holy Boulders > Y: The Sinkhole
 23
V6 7A Boulder
Calypso Holy Boulders > D: Atlas Boulder
 48
V6 7A Boulder
The Red Sea Holy Boulders > C: Red Sea Boulder
 52
V6 7A Boulder
Onyx Holy Boulders > Q: Illuminati Boulders
 30
V6+ 7A Boulder
Darkside Holy Boulders > I: Public Enemy Boulder
 32
V7- 7A+ Boulder
Moses Holy Boulders > C: Red Sea Boulder
 23
V7 7A+ Boulder
Leather Face Graveyard > 45 Degree Wall
 18
V7 7A+ Boulder
Jungle Book Holy Boulders > Q: Illuminati Boulders
 33
V8 7B Boulder
Cain and Ankle Holy Boulders > C: Red Sea Boulder
 21
V8 7B Boulder
Smidgin Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > A. Royal Arches Wall
 52
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Big Wall Greg's Chicken Shack Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > A. Mr. Jimmy
 181
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport, TR
Luscious Babes Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > B. E.M.J. Wall
 125
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Tina's Soul Food Kitchen Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > A. Royal Arches Wall
 62
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Mod Squad Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > D. Beaver Wall
 78
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport
Chit Chat Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > E Big Star Wall
 44
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
The Dagger Jackson Falls > B. W Falls > D. Battle Axe Tower
 82
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Sport
Stubborn Swede Jackson Falls > … > C. Hidden Peaks > E The Monument
 179
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Blue Spark Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > E Spleef Peak
 163
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Unknown (Bolted Chimney) Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > C. Beaver Wall Right
 39
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Deetle Dumps Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > A. Royal Arches Wall
 103
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Electrocutioner Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > I. Railroad Rock
 62
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Chimichonga Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > B. E.M.J. Wall
 108
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Fat and Sassy Jackson Falls > D. E Falls > C. Rainy Day Roof
 58
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Ant Killer Draper's Bluff > Woodland Ledge
 20
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Through the Smoke Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > E Spleef Peak
 138
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Fine Nine Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > D. Lovely Tower
 173
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Meanest Flower Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > A. Royal Arches Wall
 62
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Groovy Marcia! Jackson Falls > E S Canyon > I. The Ranch
 87
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Express Checkout Line Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > E Big Star Wall
 63
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Monument Jackson Falls > … > C. Hidden Peaks > E The Monument
 99
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Master Marley Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > E Spleef Peak
 130
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
The Garden Route Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > E Spleef Peak
 99
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Rattler Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > E Spleef Peak
 71
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Archangel Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > A. Royal Arches Wall
 53
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Earthbound Misfit Jackson Falls > B. W Falls > A. The Gallery
 113
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Venom Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > A. Mr. Jimmy
 147
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Cheerio Bowl Jackson Falls > … > C. Hidden Peaks > D. Pricker Peak
 184
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Skipper Jackson Falls > E S Canyon > H. The SS Minnow
 32
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
The Tallest Man Pere Marquette SP > A: Lily Wall
 28
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Psychotherapy Jackson Falls > B. W Falls > A. The Gallery
 72
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Who Let the Snakes Out Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > B. Snakes Roof
 106
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Alaska Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > E Big Star Wall
 36
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Spiders From Mars Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > A. Mr. Jimmy
 110
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Ego Tripping Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > I. Railroad Rock
 48
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Group Therapy Jackson Falls > B. W Falls > A. The Gallery
 171
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Tons of Fun Jackson Falls > B. W Falls > E Exam Wall
 43
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Giant City SP > A. Shelter 1 Bluff
 23
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Into the Sun (Aka Fragile E… Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > I. Railroad Rock
 45
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Flingin Hog Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > D. Beaver Wall
 79
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Naked Blade Jackson Falls > … > C. Hidden Peaks > E The Monument
 28
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Lovely Arete Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > D. Lovely Tower
 133
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Wishbone Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > E Big Star Wall
 21
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Carpenter Jackson Falls > … > C. Hidden Peaks > C. Cranial/Detox Wall
 43
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Wild at Heart Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > I. Railroad Rock
 110
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Fashionably Late Jackson Falls > F. The Promised Land
 23
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Captain Crunch Jackson Falls > … > C. Hidden Peaks > D. Pricker Peak
 53
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Father's Gift Pere Marquette SP > E: Ryan's Balcony
 15
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Blue Velvet Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > I. Railroad Rock
 56
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Automatic Damnation Jackson Falls > E S Canyon > A. Industry Wall
 16
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
The Bolted One Jackson Falls > B. W Falls > E Exam Wall
 22
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a R Trad, Sport
Detox Mountain Jackson Falls > … > C. Hidden Peaks > C. Cranial/Detox Wall
 89
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Energizer Jackson Falls > B. W Falls > B. Black Sheep Boulder
 21
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Everybody Needs Friends Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > D. Beaver Wall
 71
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Hidden Treasures Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > D. Lovely Tower
 98
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Who Needs Friends Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > D. Beaver Wall
 46
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Umbrella Girls Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > B. Snakes Roof
 27
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Farmer Jackson Falls > … > C. Hidden Peaks > C. Cranial/Detox Wall
 41
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Reckoning Jackson Falls > B. W Falls > D. Battle Axe Tower
 41
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Cro-Magnon Warrior Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > F. The Doors
 26
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Viking Blood Jackson Falls > B. W Falls > D. Battle Axe Tower
 30
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Lost Innocence Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > D. Lovely Tower
 20
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Here Come the Snakes Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > B. Snakes Roof
 26
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Inner Pitbull Jackson Falls > C. N Falls > B. Snakes Roof
 10
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Emperor of the North Jackson Falls > B. W Falls > F. Dynasty Wall
 15
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Butcher of Baghdad Jackson Falls > A. N Canyon > J. Railroad Rock Clif…
 14
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport