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Shelter 1 Bluff

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Shelter 1 Bluff 


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Location: 37.62644, -89.20137 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Drew McWilson on Nov 27, 2009
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The beautiful Shelter 1 Bluff in mid fall

Description 

sandstone


Getting There 

just in the park gate. the first big cliff that you see with the shelter.


Guidebook 

The best guide for Giant City S.P. currently is Eric Ulner's book Vertical Heartland. His guide covers the main climbing routes of the park and primarily focuses on the classics of Shelter 1. Pick up your copy today at Shawnee Trails located in Carbondale Illinois.


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Makanda Bluff, Southern, Illinios, photo: Bob Horan Collection.

Return to Forever "Classic" V3-4 6A+  IL : Giant City State Park : Shelter 1 Bluff
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