The newest edition of Rock Climbing Minnesota contains three brand new areas and describes over 1100 routes at 15 major areas, offering a lifetime of cragging for beginners and experts alike. Experience the distinctive sea-cliff atmosphere of climbing along the North Shore of Lake Superior, cling to solid quartzite at Blue Mounds State Park, revel in the Northwoods environment of Crane Lake and Onishishin, or push your limits on steep sport routes at Willow River.
Maps, color topos, and stunning climbing photography accompany clearly written descriptions of the routes to make Rock Climbing Minnesota indispensable on your next Midwestern climbing adventure.
Angie Jacobsen is a mother of two, scientist, storyteller, and angler based in St. Paul, MN. She has been climbing for 12 years and is a lead guide for Devil's Lake Climbing Guides, as well as a freelance photographer.
Katie Berg moved to Duluth, Minnesota for college, and while working her way through undergrad and graduate school at UMD, she served as a rock climbing instructor for a local climbing gym while spending months out of her summers climbing in Yosemite, the Grand Tetons, the Wind River Range, Devil's Tower, the Red River Gorge, Greece, the Dolomites in Italy, and of course all of her favorite local crags. She is a college writing professor and a dance competition coach and choreographer, as well as a climbing guide in the summers.