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Interstate State Park Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 45'
Location: 45.3886, -92.66 View Map  Incorrect?
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Bluffs lining the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway. Thin edges. Mixed grades, up to 45'. Basalt rock. Pay camping. Old Man's Area, River Bluffs Area, Summit Rock.

Getting There 

From St. Croix, just South on Hwy 35. Cliff at river's edge.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

67 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',32],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Interstate State Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Interstate State Park:
Big Boy   V2-3 5+ PG13     Boulder, 20'   Cave Boulders
Pharaoh Right   V3-4 6A+     Boulder, 12'   Cave Boulders
Mikes Left   V7 7A+     Boulder, 13'   Mike's Boulder
Cave Traverse   V8 7B     Boulder, 20'   Cave Boulders
Oxygen Cocktail   V9 7C     Boulder, 18'   Cave Boulders
Lloyd's Lament   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     TR   Wisconsin Strip
Cathuselum   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   Wisconsin Strip
Air Conditioned   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   Indian Head
Inside Corner   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR   Wisconsin Strip
Heat Wave a.k.a. Layback Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   Indian Head
Lost Ego   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Sentinel Area
Impossible Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 35'   Wisconsin Strip
Split the Difference   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 45'   Wisconsin Strip
Yosemite Crack   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   Sentinel Area
Sentinel Crack   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   Sentinel Area
Cathuseleft   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 45'   Wisconsin Strip
Skin of Rod's Teeth   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   Rod's Area
Batman   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     TR   Wisconsin Strip
Mantrap   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     TR, 1 pitch, 40'   Indian Head
Deuchler's Corner Center   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     TR   Wisconsin Strip
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Featured Route For Interstate State Park
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Batman 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  WI : Interstate State Park : Wisconsin Strip
A crimpy climb that starts out with an easy lay back on a crack and then hits the crux half way. The rest of the climb is then cruxy. A challenging climb. It is located just to the left of Lloyd's Lament and you use the corner of the column at the base of Lloyd's Lament for the start....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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By Tyler Tworek
From: Eau Claire, WI
May 9, 2013
these are the coordinates for the park. I was going to add it to the map for WI areas but I'm not sure how to do it. (45.396977,-92.644782)

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