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Kankakee River  Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 575'
Location: 41.20095, -87.97601 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Just needed a place here in Illinois pages to post up whatever we ice climbers can find to climb in our flatlands.

Getting There 

Drive, and drive some more.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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


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Rock Climbing Photo: Grand Traverse, v3/4

The Grand Traverse V3-4 6A+  Illinois : Kankakee River : ... : Bouldering Cave
A traverse from the right side of the cave to the top left. Crossover through shelves and jugs to the same topout as Warm Up v2. Can be done when flooded - just expect to get soaked if you fall!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Illinois

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Rock Climbing Photo: Get hyped!!!!
Get hyped!!!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Farmed ice on a silo this winter.
Farmed ice on a silo this winter.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jan. 2011. Silo ice in Illinois
Jan. 2011. Silo ice in Illinois
Rock Climbing Photo: Wendy goes up 5.9 cave corner route at Kankakee St...
Wendy goes up 5.9 cave corner route at Kankakee St...
Rock Climbing Photo: Coffin Corner, 5.8 on Fishermans Wharf wall at Kan...
Coffin Corner, 5.8 on Fishermans Wharf wall at Kan...
Rock Climbing Photo: Wendy Phingston, age 15 on Fetal Pig. 5.9
Wendy Phingston, age 15 on Fetal Pig. 5.9
Rock Climbing Photo: Bob Horan bouldering along the Kankakee River, cir...
Bob Horan bouldering along the Kankakee River, cir...
Rock Climbing Photo: Wendy Phingston climbs the 'yeti route' in the cav...
Wendy Phingston climbs the 'yeti route' in the cav...
Rock Climbing Photo: The first (and only?) tyrolean traverse of Rock Cr...
The first (and only?) tyrolean traverse of Rock Cr...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jams Dailey on 'Wendy's Phing', 5.7.  Water start ...
Jams Dailey on 'Wendy's Phing', 5.7. Water start ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Scott Danforth on main roof area of Rock Creek.
Scott Danforth on main roof area of Rock Creek.
Rock Climbing Photo: Pulling the Triple D' roof move,(5.9). Route is se...
Pulling the Triple D' roof move,(5.9). Route is se...
Rock Climbing Photo: A classic. Start from Feb. ice jam on Rock Creek a...
A classic. Start from Feb. ice jam on Rock Creek a...
Rock Climbing Photo: loooong traverse Easy 5th
loooong traverse Easy 5th
Rock Climbing Photo: Fetal Pig, 5.9 at Kankakee River State Park, circa...
Fetal Pig, 5.9 at Kankakee River State Park, circa...
Rock Climbing Photo: Boulder Bash 2013
Boulder Bash 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: Location of Midwest sandstone bluff
Location of Midwest sandstone bluff

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