Josh McCreedy in the crux of The Traverse
Black Rocks has a few meanings to locals. Most commonly, it's the cliff jumping area (or the micro brewery) but it can als0 refer to the black volcanic rock that wraps half way around the park this band is home to a few fun boulder problems.
drive most of the way around the park and turn into a parking area on the right as you come down the hill
Weather station 4.1 miles from here
2 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Black Rocks
The Traverse V6 7A MI
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The test piece boulder problem for the Marquette area. It was done in the early 90's by Mike Moss at maybe V4, but a key hold had broken and it took another 4 years for Josh to piece it together. Start far right on your bum. With your hands on the lip of the overhang, drop below the lip and traverse 20 ft to your left till the overhang comes to an end and top out. Good luck....[more] Browse More Classics in MI
By MN norske
Jul 17, 2014
I looked for this problem for three days on and off while visiting the area. I even bought the guide book for climbing in Marquette. I even had two locals (who were not climbers) read the description and they couldn't find it either. Where the hell is this thing?