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Giant City State Park

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Devils Standtable Area 
Shelter 1 Bluff 

Giant City State Park 

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Location: 37.5979, -89.1884 View Map  Incorrect?
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There are two climbing areas within the park: the Shelter 1 Bluff and the Devil's Standtable Area. The rock is sandstone and it's not very crowded usually. Shelter 1 has the best climbing in the park.

Getting There 

not far from Carbondale. near the hippie town of Makanda.

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The standard V3 6A  IL : Giant City State Park : ... : Stand table roof
The obvious jug line on the roof. Start on the jugs at the bottom and work your way from monster jug to monster jug. Top out is crux. Either pull hard up to the horn or move out to the left to pull over the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in IL

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By roger fritz from rockford, IL
Oct 15, 2012

We took a side trip from jackson falls to Giant city shelter one climbing area. There are some fine lines there. Why has no-one posted these? Are you locals keeping them secret? Come-on share them with us!!!