The Minnesota Climbers Association

The MCA depends on volunteer and community support from people like you in order to organize clean-ups, gatherings, and other stewardship projects.  Whether your skill set is sweet talking park rangers, moving large boulders, or picking up trash: we need your involvement.  Email us at so we can help plug you into our growing community.


Banning State Park Climbing Amendment Approved!


It is with great pleasure that we can announce that the amendment to allow climbing in Banning State Park has been fully approved!

This has been a long process and could not have happened without the work of many people.  Thank you to our dedicated volunteer board members, to all the climbers, friends, and family that donated time, money, and effort to our Save Sandstone campaign, and to the various park agencies that have worked with MCA to open climbing in Banning.…

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