The Duluth Climbers Coalition will hold its Mid-Summer Climbing Rendezvous from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at Ely’s Peak in West Duluth. It’s an opportunity for climbers of all ages and skill levels to come together for a day on the rocks. Experienced local climbers will point out trails and climbs, relate climbing history and facilitate bouldering tours. Equipment will be provided with free certified instruction for beginners.
After cragging, the event continues at Mr. D’s, where food and drink will be available for purchase.
Directions: From Duluth, drive south on I-35 to Midway Road exit. After exiting, turn left (south) and drive 2.2 miles on Midway Road to parking area on left (see cars and signs). It’s a quarter-mile hike to the climbing area. Note: It’s a wilderness setting — no facilities.