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Due to ongoing property management issues, Steele cannot be considered a destination area for climbing.
The Southeastern Climbers Coalition (SCC) purchased a small section of Steeles extensive cliffline in 2009; the bulk of Steele is under private ownership and off-limits to climbing. Deteriorating relations between the SCC and the neighboring property owners, combined with poor documentation of the small number of routes that are actually legal to climb, have made this an area thats less desirable than it once was.
Refer to the SCC site or Dixie Cragger's Atlas for directions.
Climbing Season For the All Locations area.
Weather station 7.2 miles from here
32 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',2]
Classic Climbing Routes in Steele
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Steele:
Featured Route For Steele
Wilderness Socialism 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Alabama
: SCC Property
Climbing up, over erosional features and horizontals, one encounters problems of varying difficulty. And, then, the headwall. To surmount these issues, one must deploy vigor, traditionalism, and the desire to not hit the ground. Key to establishing oneself up high, above your #0 Mastercam, is a pair of gaston-crimps below the ear-shaped feature above. These features are identifiable from the ground....[more] Browse More Classics in Alabama
The parking lot.
Spring is springing.
Juvenile Poison Ivy. Poison Ivy is already in full...
brown eyed susan.
From: Steele, AL
Jul 31, 2015
For information concerning Steele's history, SCC access achievement, and SCCLT regulations, click this link: SCC/Steele
1. Keep the noise to a minimum.
2. No camping at the crag.
4. Keep dogs on a leash at all times and no dogs left of Wolfe Wall.
5. No Trespassing beyond SCC owned property.
6. 911 may not be able help you, in time, in rural AL. So, be extra safe.
7. No fires!!!
1. No bolting without a permit.
2. No leaving or fixing of quick-draws.
3. No top roping directly through ring anchors.
As always, Leave No Trace.
By bernard wolfe
From: birmingham, al
Aug 6, 2015
The statement in the Description portion of information for this site does not accurately reflect current access conditions. The site is open to the climbing public. You are invited and encouraged to visit.