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East Bluff - North End  


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Location: 43.4287, -89.7276 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: James M Schroeder on Dec 15, 2006
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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 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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Bluff - 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
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Clearasil Spattered Fantasies 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Elephant Rocks
Starts in the small alcove on the South face of the North buttress of Elephant Rocks. Then follows the thin crack to the top.Variation (5.8): Also starts in the alcove, but follows the crack that diagonals up and right....[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.