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Submitted By: Remo on Aug 6, 2009
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The 45 Degree Boulder is a steep and featured rock that sits up on the top of the west bluff just south of the Prospect Point Pinnacle. There are three distinct lines, but variations do exist and the top-outs can seem like the crux. Bring your pads and enjoy.

Getting There 

Easiest way is from the top of the West Bluff near the Prospect Point Towers overlook. Hike south on the trail for about 50yds while keeping an eye out for a little trail on the left. Follow this down along cliff east for about 30ft. Look right and you should see the boulder.

For more specific info see here

Climbing Season

For the West Bluff Bouldering area.

Weather station 3.3 miles from here

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The 45 Degree Boulder.
The 45 Degree Boulder.
Take this path down from the main trail.
Take this path down from the main trail.
This bench is a few yards north of the trail to th...
BETA PHOTO: This bench is a few yards north of the trail to th...

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By Paul Campbell
From: Waukesha, WI
Aug 7, 2009
Wow, another great looking boulder. I will have to break out my pad soon and dedicate a few days to bouldering. Thanks for the additions Remo.
By Tradoholic
May 9, 2011
I don't think this is properly located as listed. Probably should be under "West Bluff South".
By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
May 9, 2011
Defintely quicker to find this boulder from the Fire Road than hiking up the talus from Tumbled Rocks trail, but you're right it's not really on the Fire Road. I'd be fine with moving it to the bluff area but much easier to find from above.
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