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E: Ryan's Balcony

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E: Ryan's Balcony  Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 620'
Location: 38.97087, -90.488 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Dave Hug on Oct 23, 2016  with updates from ryancrichardson and 2 more
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BETA PHOTO: Ryan's Balcony Left Side


This short wall, just past Hornbein's Wall, has several routes on it. The majority of the routes are short, but there are two routes on the left side that are worthy

Getting There 

Just walk past the Hornbein's Wall begin looking for a sharp arete with a sizable tree at the base of it. This is the beginning of Ryan's Balcony

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.9 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in E: Ryan's Balcony

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for E: Ryan's Balcony :
Gillete Arete   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 25'   
Vista   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
The Father's Gift   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
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The Father's Gift 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  Illinois : Pere Marquette State Park : E: Ryan's Balcony
Thank Ryan Richardson for this one. Strong contender for best routeClimb the well protected face beginning with underlings and side pulls. Stand up on the small ledge and make a long reach to good pockets on the right side of the bolt line. Make the clip and begin using the holds on the left again. From here follow the rail and continue up and left to the anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in Illinois

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