The beautiful Shelter 1 Bluff in mid fall
just in the park gate. the first big cliff that you see with the shelter.
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.
Weather station 1.8 miles from here
27 Total Routes
['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Shelter 1 Bluff
Camel's Hump 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
: Giant City State Park
: Shelter 1 Bluff
This popular TR goes up the huge hump in the wall. By placing a picnic table at the base of the climb, you can make the start easier. Begin at the bottom-right of the hump and climb up toward the center. Top out through vertical bucket climbing. According to the 1972 guide Sandstone Climber, "every inch of the Camels Hump has been climbed."...[more] Browse More Classics in IL
BETA PHOTO: Classic Giant City Routes
Annual SIUC Climbing Club outing to Shelter 1