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Devils Doorway Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Doug Hemken on Oct 6, 2011
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Description 

The most easily identified formation in the Park. There are 4-5 good routes to the top, and a massive eye-bolt at the top for your descent.

Getting There 

Either hike up the Balanced Rock trail and head East on the East Bluff trail, or hike up the Potholes trail and turn West when you get to the top. The Doorway (as well as Major and Minor Masses) are on a side trail that loops off the main East Bluff trail.

Climbing Season

For the East Bluff 05 - Potholes Area area.

Weather station 3.7 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Devils Doorway

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Devils Doorway:
Doorway Chimney   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a R     Trad, TR   
Impossible Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For Devils Doorway
Rock Climbing Photo: Follow the yellow line for Impossible Crack...

Impossible Crack 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Devils Doorway
Perhaps the best offwidth at Devil's Lake. Impossible Crack is the very obvious line on the lefthand pillar of Devil's Doorway when viewed from the East. Start up by making a few face moves to gain the perfect (#2 Camalot) handcrack in the two-foot roof. Surmount the roof and climb offwidth to top, using a few small face holds on the right. Do your best not to stand on any of the ledges that are so close and beckoning......[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

Photos of Devils Doorway Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The turkey vultures are circling
The turkey vultures are circling
Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing Romper with the boy, photo Satermo
Climbing Romper with the boy, photo Satermo
Rock Climbing Photo: High five
High five

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