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By SeanFoster
Sep 17, 2014
MCA blog post from summer 2014 about the parking lot at Eldon: mnclimbers.org/news/parking-lo...
By SeanFoster
Sep 17, 2014
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I only say it because it needs to be said; DO NOT climb on wet rock here. We have worked too hard as a community to save this land. If you arrive and the rock is wet, or even the slightest bit damp, walk away from it. Do something else, go somewhere else. Don't be the person that didn't heed that warning and breaks a hold because you were impatient.

We now have a parking lot at the end of Old Wagon Rd. Go down Old Wagon Rd, continue straight on the gravel road to the locked gate, use the code 0515 to open the gate, lock it behind you going in and out. There is an obvious trail from the parking lot to the old angle road, when you get there, go left downhill. You'll see a trail go off to the right, that leads towards the River Boulder. Or, continue on to the left to approach the Warmup Wall and Pocket Hercules area.

Many other problems and areas not on this map. Only going with what I know for sure. Someday, more beta will be shared by those in the know. Have fun, be safe, respect this area. It took more work than you know by more people than will be credited for us to be able to climb here today. Thank you to those who came before me, I'm forever indebted to your efforts.
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I only say it because it needs to be said; DO NOT climb on wet rock here. We have worked too hard as a community to save this land. If you arrive and the rock is wet, or even the slightest bit damp, walk away from it. Do something else, go somewhere else. Don't be the person that didn't heed that warning and breaks a hold because you were impatient. We now have a parking lot at the end of Old Wagon Rd. Go down Old Wagon Rd, continue straight on the gravel road to the locked gate, use the code 0515 to open the gate, lock it behind you going in and out. There is an obvious trail from the parking lot to the old angle road, when you get there, go left downhill. You'll see a trail go off to the right, that leads towards the River Boulder. Or, continue on to the left to approach the Warmup Wall and Pocket Hercules area. Many other problems and areas not on this map. Only going with what I know for sure. Someday, more beta will be shared by those in the know. Have fun, be safe, respect this area. It took more work than you know by more people than will be credited for us to be able to climb here today. Thank you to those who came before me, I'm forever indebted to your efforts.

Submitted By: SeanFoster on Sep 17, 2014
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