The SS Minnow Rock Climbing
Large detached block with north and south exposure
Heading south 150ft past the the Town Square block, across from Possum Grits
Climbing Season For the Jackson Falls area.
Weather station 5.1 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The SS Minnow
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The SS Minnow:
Skipper 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Swabbe 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 40'
Featured Route For The SS Minnow
Three Hour Tour 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Illinois
: Jackson Falls
: The SS Minnow
North side of block. Start on boulders next to "Swabbe" and climb left toward the prow and arching toward the summit. The last (fifth) bolt you see on the main face is the last bolt on the route, but the terrain above is really easy. After clipping this bolt the route moves left and finishes up the left (low angle and highly featured) side of the headwall....[more] Browse More Classics in Illinois
By Nick Tripp
Sep 21, 2015
There's a 5.10 route on the side of S.S. Minnow opposite of Three-Hour Tour, with a similar traverse/slab climb to the top - it's less sketchy than Three-Hour Tour and a bit easier, but still worth the climb.