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Old 08-14-2013, 11:34 PM   #1
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Indian Lake & Rock Climbing

Heading out to the Indian Lake area with the family and looking for some rock climbing with short hike in's. Anyone have any reccomondations? Kids are 5,6 & 10 so Top roping would be ideal.

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Old 08-15-2013, 07:01 AM   #2
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Old 10-17-2013, 10:27 PM   #3
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Having introduced a few kids to climbing in that area...I would lean more towards the Lake Pleasant Quarry (south of Indian Lake a bit). This time of year the Tamaracks will be in their full glory, the hike is short, and the family-centered climbing is awesome (especially if Tim and the camp of the woods crew is around). It's hard to imagine a better place for your youngest kids than there...even if it's an old quarry.

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Old 11-30-2013, 11:29 AM   #4
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There is a nice place just out side of Lake Pleasant

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Looks like an old quarry - be especially careful of unreliable rock in there. Helmets, all; and stay away from the bottom of the wall when anyone is on it.
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Old 12-02-2013, 06:50 PM   #6
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TCD: GeoLobo and doc are referring to the same place (the Lake Pleasant Quarry, aka "Toy Story Wall"). It's in the rock climbing guidebook. The rock is clean and well-equipped. Unfortunately, it's not super close to Indian Lake.
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Old 12-04-2013, 09:33 AM   #7
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Thanks, Jim. I hadn't ben there, so I didn't make the connection.
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