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G: Higher Education Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.59658, -89.18625 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Dave Hug, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Dave Hug on Feb 15, 2015
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Description 

Good bouldering area with walls 20ish feet tall

Getting There 

On cliff line "20ish yards" just past the Gill Wall.

Climbing Season

For the Giant City State Park area.

Weather station 3.6 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['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',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Rush Week V4 6B  Illinois : Giant City State Park : ... : G: Higher Education Area
This route has two unique starts that both use the same finishing holds. The first method is to start from the trail and take a run at the wall. Plant your foot on a chip about three feet up, and then grab a good undercling and the pinch used on Black Hole theory, then throw to the top rail. The second way is to use an awesome pinch and a low undercling, along with a low dirty foothold, to start. Then rock over on to the starting hold of Black Hole Theory, reach for a good crimp, and then bump t...[more]   Browse More Classics in Illinois

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