Access Issue: Climbing permits are required for all group and individual climbers at Interstate State Park. Permits are free, and must be renewed each year.Details
Individual Rock Climbing Permits (free): Individual permits are available year-round at the park office. Weekends in May and daily Memorial Day through mid-October, permits are also available at the visitor center. Individual climbing permits are also available at the self pay kiosk near the visitor center.
Commercial Rock Climbing Permits (free): Organized groups are required to obtain a new commercial climbing permit each year. This requires submitting a certificate of insurance with required liability limits and naming the State Of Minnesota as an additional insured party. Application forms are available by calling the park office at 651-539-4500. Requests for new commercial climbing permits should be submitted at least seven days prior to the climbing event to allow time to process the permit request. dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks…
Bad feet and powerfully awkward moves add significant difficulty to the classic Lloyd's crack, without necessarily adding classic movement. For the local climber, "it's H and H... Hard, and here."
Sit start directly below Lloyd's Crack.
A couple/few pads are useful to pad the rocks at the base.