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Softball Crags Rock Climbing 

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Location: 42.4777, -90.6603 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Kaner on Mar 22, 2009
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3 distinct limestone ribs jutting out, waiting to be climbed. The crags are approxiamtely 20 yards uphill from the road. In the spring/summer, the foliage will grow in so thick, they probably won't be visible.

The middle rock is about 60 feet at its highest.

Getting There 

Drive towards the softball fields bordering the Mines of Spain recreation area; park in the lot. From there, the 3 ribs of rock are just uphill, across the road.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Homerun goes up the right-side of this picture.

Homerun 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Iowa : Dubuque : Softball Crags
Dubuque routes submitted are star rated in relation to each other.As approaching the rock, head towards the left. You'll encounter an obvious, large crack. Just to the right of the crack, find the start of this route.Ascend on good ledges and pockets. Be very aware of loose rock and test holds before committing weight....[more]   Browse More Classics in Iowa

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