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Ely's Peak Bouldering

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Ely's Peak Bouldering  

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Beautiful boulder in the woods west along the bluf...


Bouldering around Ely's Peak

Getting There 

From I35 heading north or south, exit on Midway Road and head east for three or four miles. Park at the new climber's parking lot (with the kiosk) just before you cross the train tracks.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.8 miles from here

30 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Ely's Peak Bouldering:
Hobo Arêté   V2 5+     Boulder   ALC (Alternative Living Cav...
Alternative Living   V3 6A     Boulder   ALC (Alternative Living Cav...
Human Evolution   V5-6 6C+     Boulder   ALC (Alternative Living Cav...
Scott's Knee   V7 7A+     Boulder   ALC (Alternative Living Cav...
Maggie   V9- 7C     Boulder   ALC (Alternative Living Cav...
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Ely's Peak Bluff Boulder

Double Rainbow V2 5+  MN : Rock : ... : Bluff Boulder
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By Sam Daley
From: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Aug 30, 2012
The road is closed to through traffic, but I went up last weekend and was able to drive to the climbers lot without a problem.
By JJ Schlick
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Sep 27, 2010
What about the walls just up from the lone boulder? I remember we had a number of good problems in there, and a few were excellent for the area. Luke Evans and I spent a lot of time up there, even digging out huge boulders from underneath the landings... I imagine the woods probably took them over once again. Cool to see the activity. JJ
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