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Taylors Falls Adopt-A-Crag | CANCELLED

Hey Everyone, Just got word from the Interstate Park Office: “We have to cancel the Climber’s Clean up scheduled for Sunday. The St. Croix is in a big-time flood. The access to the Minnesota Strip is well underwater. The park boat landing and campgrounds are closed. And park staff are tied up responding to the[…]


Taylors Falls Adopt-A-Crag

  Join us at the Taylors Falls Adopt-A-Crag on Sunday, July 17, 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm. Meet at the Visitor Center on the Minnesota side. Check the weather and dress appropriately. Make sure to bring water and work gloves if you have them. We will provide some gloves but will not have[…]

Climber Permit

MN State Park Climber Permits

It’s spring! As your climbing season begins, please remember to sign up for your annual climber permit at all MN State Parks. (Blue Mounds, Interstate, Banning, and Tettegouche; each park has their own.) It’s free, only takes a minute, and helps the park and MCA maintain climbing access. Thanks!

Broken Hold

Don’t Climb Wet Sandstone in MN

  Hey climbers! A friendly reminder that wet sandstone is easily broken. As the season changes, we experience the thaw of winter and the rain of spring. At the bouldering area in Sandstone, MN known as Eldon, this means wet sandstone is more common than dry sandstone. PLEASE DO NOT CLIMB ON WET SANDSTONE. If[…]


Parking Lot at Eldon Now Open!

  ATTENTION CLIMBERS: The road to Eldon is now open. In June 2014, MCA volunteers partnered with the Access Fund Conservation Team and the Conservation Corps of MN to work on a trail from the future parking area down to the boulders that line the Kettle River in Sandstone, MN.  In July, MCA used some[…]