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Lonely Boulders

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Another Day Dream 
Curl Boulder 
Curl right 
Curl Slab 
Curl, The 
Day Dream Arete 
Flake Face 
horn, The 
Left Alone 
Left Arete 
Lonely right face 
Loner Right Arete 
Loner, The 
Only the Lonely 
Top out delight  
Wingspan 

Lonely Boulders  


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Location: 43.0406, -90.1066 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris treggE, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Oct 30, 2006  with updates from Michael Richichi
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Description 

The Lonely boulders are a group of three separate boulders on the opposite end of Barn Bluff from the Qual Wall. These guys have been waiting a long time to see some action... The better problems here are some of the finest in the park with steep climbing on generally solid holds. With more than a dozen problems I thought I would throw this area in because of quality and concentration. You can definitely get away from everyone/everything at this spot. Peaceful, quiet. Almost feels remote.

3 boulders at the Lonelies:

"Lonely Boulder"
"Day Dream Boulder"
"Curl Boulder"

The routes in order from left to right for the entire area:

Lonely Boulder:
Left Alone V2
Only the Lonely V4
Loner, The V5
Loner Right Arete V2
Lonely right face V0+

Day Dream Boulder:
Left Arete V0-1
Flake Face V0-1
Wingspan V3
Day Dream Arete V5
Another Day Dream V3


Curl Boulder:
Curl Slab V0
Curl, The V1-2
Curl right V1
horn, The V1-2
Top out delight V0-1

Getting There 

Hike around the corner, past the Qual Wall and head for the other end of the bluff. Do not hike too high for the boulders are down aways from the top. There is no trail persay, but follow the most open way through the prickers.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.1 miles from here

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',2],['V2-3',11],['V4-5',3],['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 Lonely Boulders:
Top out delight    V0-1 4+     Boulder   
The Curl   V1-2 5     Boulder   
Another Day Dream   V3 6A     Boulder   
Wingspan   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   
Only the Lonely   V4 6B     Boulder   
The Loner   V5 6C     Boulder   
Day Dream Arete   V5 6C     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Lonely Boulders
Only the Lonely climbs the golden obtuse arete with holds on both sides.

Only the Lonely V4 6B  WI : Governor Dodge State Park : Lonely Boulders
Only the Lonely climbs out the overhanging bulge using holds on the left and right. Start out with left hand on incut finger bucket, right hand on good side pull pocket. Work up a bit on opposing side pulls to a an all out huck to the jug on the right. This is and extremely satisfying move. Jugs to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

Photos of Lonely Boulders Slideshow Add Photo
Day Dreamin'
Day Dreamin'
Pretty good topo of where the boulders are at.
BETA PHOTO: Pretty good topo of where the boulders are at.
Chris hanging out in base camp under Another Day Dream
Chris hanging out in base camp under Another Day D...
Just the layout of the boulders.  It is pretty obvious.
BETA PHOTO: Just the layout of the boulders. It is pretty obv...
Great chunk of stone.
Great chunk of stone.

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By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Jun 4, 2009
It looked like someone was working(or sent) a line that was on the steep face to the right of Another Day Dream. Dobbe and I got on it yesterday and we were really impressed by the cool, steep movement climbing out. Dobbe broke the good flake off so now it is much harder.
By Dobbe
Jun 5, 2009
By much harder Remo means to say much more easily seen as choss. There is no line any more it is a sand box in there.