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Whipps Ledges  

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Sandy ledges above the common area at Yellow Wall

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Some sun, some shady, some wind, always a good time. Crowds on the weekends.. Kids smokin' after skool weekdays. Couples walking all the time. The seclusion you desire is proportionate to where you're climbing. Ymmv.

It is all Sharon Conglomerate Sandstone. Don't pull hard on problems / routes during or immediately following rainy spells.

Plenty of Top Rope routes, only a handful of Gear routes, Bouldering + every lame contrived variation thought up.

Topo coming soon. Sit tight.

Getting There 

271 & St. Rt. 94, take 94 north to St. Rt. 606. You will then see signs for Whipps Ledges.

71 going East on SR 303 until State Road. South on State Road, signage. (Left for Top 'O Ledges, Straight and obvious left for Bottom 'O Ledges.)

Climbing Season

Weather station 20.5 miles from here

58 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',26],['2 Stars',20],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Whipps Ledges:
Double O   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Island
The Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   Main Wall
The Arete   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 5560'   Island
Burnout   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Main Wall
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Christ Died is the crack obscured by the trees ..

Christ Died Crack 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  OH : Whipps Ledges : Christ Died
Crux is typically spittin' off (if you do) and avoiding the back scratchin' on the tree directly unavoidable....[more]   Browse More Classics in OH

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By Joel Weaver
Aug 20, 2012
In order to obtain a permit to climb contact Cleveland Metroparks Visitor Services at 216-635-3200, Ext. 264
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