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Chippewa Creek Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 780'
Location: 41.3205, -81.6182 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Courtney Curtner, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: John- on Jul 15, 2007
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Description 

Quite secluded from the main populace.. Rock here is Berea Sandstone, (same rock at Elyria).

Getting There 

South of 82, East of 21. Food is available at the supermarket on 82.
The first parking area is downstream from the dam and provides access to a fewhighball problems. Further south on the park drive is another large parking area with families, swing sets, and pavilions. The approach here isn't as straight forward yet it is organized.

Climbing Season



Weather station 14.0 miles from here

61 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',14],['3 Stars',31],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',7],['V2-3',15],['V4-5',14],['V6-7',9],['V8-9',4],['V10-11',1],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Chippewa Creek

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Chippewa Creek:
Pinch Arete   V1+ 5     Boulder, 1 pitch, 20'   Midstream
Bonsai   V2 5+ PG13     Boulder, 7'   Midstream
The POO arete    V2+ 5+     Boulder, 8'   Downstream
The Rib   V3+ 6A+     Boulder, 10'   Upstream
Thugged Out Since Cub Scouts   V4 6B     Boulder   Downstream
Monkey Swing   V5-6 6C+ PG13     Boulder, 12'   Downstream
Fight or Flight   V7 7A+     Boulder, 1 pitch, 15'   Midstream
Racist Arete   V7 7A+     Boulder   Upstream
Blood Gnome (Sit Start)   V7 7A+     Boulder   Upstream
An 8th of Crack   V8 7B     Boulder   Downstream
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Featured Route For Chippewa Creek
Rock Climbing Photo: Oliver Richman on the FA of "The Rollout"...

The Rollout V3 6A  Ohio : Chippewa Creek : Downstream
Start at arete with right hand on the right arete, and left hand on left facing sidepull. Get a heel hook on the right, and cross to the lip. Ride the lip left to "Rollout" on the slopey section of it....[more]   Browse More Classics in Ohio

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By Scott Curran
From: Cincinnati, OH
Jan 9, 2010
These are the names that I have been told were the names I am sorry if I offended anyone. I never intended to say that I climbed these first. Just putting up some routes I know of for people in the area to get excited about climbing. If you would like me to change any names I would be happy to.
By Sean Foster
May 29, 2013
Driving from MN to MD June 8-9. This distance is a good rest spot for me (driving solo with kids). Any beta on camping in the area and where to park to find boulders?
By Tom Tiedt
From: Richfield, Ohio
May 30, 2017
The directions to the boulders were a bit unclear, it said walking is how you get there. is there anyone that can give a better explanation?
By Brandt H
Jul 11, 2017
Can anyone comment on the current legal status and environment for bouldering here? If we might get kicked out for it, thats fine. We are just worried they might try to take gear away. Are there multiple groups out bouldering on nice days without issue?
By John-
Jul 11, 2017
Brandt H,

Climbing is much more common and mainstream than in prior years and as far as I am aware from the appropriate connections I still have, there's not a common rule on climbing throughout Ohio. So go to Chippewa solo or with your entourage, climb in the rain or in the sun, and there's a less chance to be heckled than in prior years by law enforcement.

Tom, PM me and I can provide you a better explanation.

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