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Routes in Starved Rock State Park

Fang, The T,TR WI4+
French Cayon WI1
Hennepin Canyon WI3-4
Ice Hose WI3-4
Lasalle Canyon WI2-3
Ottawa Cayon WI3
Pontiac TR WI4-
Pontiac Canyon TR WI4-
Snake, The T,TR WI4-5
Starved Rock Ice History WI4-
Tonti TR WI3-4
Totem Pole TR WI4-
Virgin, The TR WI5
Wildcat TR WI4
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Type: Trad, TR, Ice, 75 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: sunder on Jan 21, 2010
Admins: Dave Hug

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Access Issue: State Park Regulated by the IL DNR Details


Large fang on left when you are walking into Tonti Canyon. Feed by a small creek from under the above road.


Lead... Dont' know TR setup


Has had some good years forming, snd some bad ones where it never made it. Dubbed the 'Snake' during early 80's ascents. Jan 25, 2010
It was in pretty good on 2/21/10. I lead it but the screws were crap in pretty wet ice. The top left was pretty hollow too. A large part of the left side had fallen off.

Over the lip provided some good ice for anchor screws. Feb 22, 2010
Brenton Wright
Chicago, IL
Brenton Wright   Chicago, IL
You can back your TR setup up with the guard-rail of the road up top. Also a couple choice trees. Dec 4, 2011
Our anchor set up way back in early 80's was onto some pipes embedded in the concrete of old drainage culvert,,,and a few poor screws too set back 20 ft. Dec 9, 2016

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