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East Bluff 08 - North End

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East Bluff 08 - North End Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.4287, -89.7276 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Burt Lindquist, Doug Hemken, James M Schroeder, Chris treggE, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide), Emily Roeben
Submitted By: James M Schroeder on Dec 15, 2006
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Ryan foot stacking on The Open Wide Burger.

Description 

Nice little series of cliffs that lies at the, you guessed it, North end of the East Bluff.

Getting There 

Enter Devil's Lake State Park through the North Entrance, and follow the road past the North Shore Visitor's Center. Then continue on the road until just after the railroad tracks. Take a right and head towards the North Shore parking areas. Once here locate the East Bluff trail, which will lead you to all of the North End areas.

The coordinates listed above depict the ideal parking spot for summer shade. Check it out on Google Earth.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.7 miles from here

26 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',8],['5.8',5],['5.9',4],['5.10',4],['5.11',1],['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 East Bluff 08 - North End

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East Bluff 08 - North End:
The Open Wide Burger   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 25'   Monolith Blocks
Thumbs of Steel   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 25'   Monolith Blocks
Tomb of the Unknown Homo   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 30'   Elephant Rocks
Foil   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 25'   Monolith Blocks
Rainbow Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   Monolith Blocks
Clearasil Spattered Fantasies   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   Elephant Rocks
Transcendental Disfiguration   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, TR, 30'   Elephant Rocks
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Featured Route For East Bluff 08 - North End
Rock Climbing Photo: Rainbow Crack

Rainbow Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Monolith Blocks
A gorgeous crack! Starts off with steep fingers and hands, then turns into an off-width struggle at the top. Reminds me of "Via Apia"....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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By jay.kalamazoo
From: kalamazoo, mi
Oct 31, 2009
This area is littered with beer cans- if you are going to hike up there bring a garbage bag to pack out the cans.

This area was dry and climbable after a full day of rain.

please protect trees if top roping, a pad of carpet between your slings and the tree.
By Doug Hemken
Administrator
Jul 5, 2011
Access is down a well-worn gully on the South end of the formation, as the trail begins to traverse under rocks to the left.

We pulled out a few beer cans - they are worse at Tomahawk and Monolith. We also had a few pebbles tossed down on us by kids.

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