You Can Have An Epic Ice Climbing Adventure At These Illinois Falls In The Winter

Want something to whet your appetite for winter adventure? In Illinois, look no further than ice climbing a frozen waterfall. Each year, climbing enthusiasts travel to Illinois for this unique scaling experience. It sure seems like one exhilarating way to warm yourself up during a cold winter.

For an Illinois ice climbing expedition this winter, you essentially have two options. The intrepid, or those who just want to see the spectacle, should head to Starved Rock State Park, located at 2678 E 875th Rd, Oglesby, IL 61348. For beginners, the best option is Nice Ice Ice climbing. Nice Ice Ice Climbing is located at 25737 S Old Monee Steger Rd, Monee, IL 60449.

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With all this natural beauty and opportunity for adventure, it might be easier than you think to fall in love with the Illinois winter. Careful though, in the case of ice climbing, that’s not something to take literally.

Is there a snowy spot in the state besides Starved Rock where you’ve been ice climbing? Do you have a favorite, alternative, icy activity just perfect for winter in Illinois? We love hearing your tips and seeing your photos. Get in touch!

Address: 2668 E 875th Rd, Oglesby, IL 61348, USA
Address: 25737 S Old Monee Steger Rd, Monee, IL 60449, USA