Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Outdoor DIY

The Outdoor Adventure Center shares tips and resources about creating your own outdoor adventure.

 

Here are a few places in Ohio to get you started on your DIY adventure!

PLACE

LOCATION

TYPE OF CLIMBING

NOTES/ADDT. INFO

WEBSITE

Marne Road Wall

Newark, OH

Sport, Bouldering

 

https://www.mountainproject.com/area/107045929/marne-road

Scioto Audobon Metropark

Columbus, OH

Bouldering, TR, Sport

Largest outdoor artificial wall.

 

Mad River Gorge

Springfield,OH

Sport, Trad, Bouldering

No camping, but John Bryant State Park and Buck Creek State Park offer great options!

http://www.ohioclimberscoalition.org/mad-river-gorge     https://www.mountainproject.com/area/111817013/mad-river-gorge-nature-preserve

Salt Fork State Park

Lore City, OH; 90 min East of Columbus

Bouldering, V0-V10

 

https://www.mountainproject.com/area/109675740/salt-fork-state-park

Whipp's Ledges

Hinkley, OH; 35 min South of Cleveland

Top Rope, Bouldering

Require long webbing and static lines to set up. Possibility of finding caves.

http://www.ohioclimberscoalition.org/whippsledges

Beach City Nature Preserve

Dundee, OH

Top Rope, Bouldering

 

https://www.mountainproject.com/area/108132073/beach-city-nature-preserve

Logtown

Lisbon, OH

Trad, Sport, TR

 

http://www.ohioclimberscoalition.org/logtown

Mill Creek Metro Park

Youngstown, OH

Bouldering

 

http://www.ohioclimberscoalition.org/millcreek

Sawyer Quarry

Perrysburg, OH

Bouldering, Rappeling

 

https://www.wcparks.org/parks/sawyerquarry/

Hocking Hills State Park

Hocking Hills, OH

TR, Bouldering, Rappeling

 

 

John Bryan State Park

Yellow Springs, OH

TR only

 

 

Athens Bouldering

Athens, OH

Bouldering