If you need a fast method of getting up, (or even down), XdarzethX has a tutorial for you.
Suggested: MineAtlas – See A Map Of Your World
A Boat Elevator is a cheap, simple and easy creation that you can use in your builds to get around. The original boat elevators date back to early Alpha, however the tutorial above works on the latest versions of Minecraft.
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