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B. Devils Standtable Area

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B. Devils Standtable Area  

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The Devils Standtable


The Devils Standtable Area is the main bouldering area in the park. Many boulder problems have been put up and this page will continually be updated with more and more information.

To help make this area easier to navigate via mountain project, the specific spots will be alphabetically grouped in the order you would walk to by coming up the main trail. The main trail from the parking lot leads to the Gill Roof first, and from there every other area continues on to the right.

Great sandstone bouldering as well as some traditional lead climbing opportunities are available. Perfect place for a day trip since it is so close to Carbondale. Camping is available at the Giant City Park Campgrounds.

Getting There 

From Carbondale get onto Giant City Park Rd headed south. You will then enter Giant City Park. From there follow the signs to the Devils Stand Table parking lot. The trailhead is across the street from the parking lot. The approach is about 2 minutes to the shelter bluff with the first set of problems. There are several others areas if you follow the trail to the left

Climbing Season

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Weather station 3.2 miles from here

31 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for B. Devils Standtable Area:
Medicine Man   V2 5+     Boulder   E: Waterfall Roof
Standard   V3-4 6A+     Boulder   A: Gill Roof
Pinch Me   V6 7A     Boulder   A: Gill Roof
Jacks Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR   A: Gill Roof
1,2,3 (aka The Rasp)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR   A: Gill Roof
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Featured Route For B. Devils Standtable Area
David Hug working Devil on a Leash

Devil on a Leash V7- 7A+  IL : Giant City State Park : ... : A: Gill Roof
Start with a huge move to small holds, continue out through jug eventually to right hand side pull, stick the swing at the end and top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in IL

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