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The Monolith Area is a really nice bouldering area with numerous quality problems.

Getting There 

To get to the Monolith Area from the North Shore, start off on the East Bluff Trail and hike about 1/2 mile. There will be a slight dip in the trail. The Monolith problems will be on either side of the trail at this point.

Climbing Season

For the East Bluff North area.

Weather station 3.0 miles from here

43 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',22],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',1]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Monolith Area:
Big Easy   V0 4     Boulder, 20'   Monolith Rocks
Warm Up Face   V1 5     Boulder, 25'   East of Trail Boulders
Boulder right of Bark Biter   V2 5+     Boulder, 20'   Monolith Rocks
Arrow Head Arete   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Monolith Rocks
Pink T-shirts and Berry Skoal   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Monolith Rocks
Scary Slab   V2-3 5+     Boulder   Monolith Rocks
Slope of Dadaism   V3 6A     Boulder   East of Trail Boulders
Broken Pottery Right   V3 6A     Boulder   Monolith Rocks
Thunderbird Bulge   V3 6A     Boulder   Monolith Rocks
Bark Biter   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   Monolith Rocks
Pillar of Contemporary Movement   V4 6B     Boulder   East of Trail Boulders
Drunk and Disorderly   V4 6B R     Boulder, 20'   Monolith Rocks
Spotted Cow Center   V5 6C     Boulder   Monolith Rocks
Venus Rising   V7 7A+     Boulder, 10'   Monolith Rocks
Axiom of Arete Aesthetics   V7 7A+     Boulder   East of Trail Boulders
Sex & Chocolate   V7 7A+     Boulder   Monolith Rocks
Sex and Chocolate with a Cherry on Top (aka S&C Direct)   V8 7B PG13     Boulder, 25'   Monolith Rocks
The Haunting   V8 7B     Boulder   Monolith Rocks
Perfect Medium   V8 7B     Boulder, 15'   Monolith Rocks
El Nino   V9 7C     Boulder, 12'   Monolith Rocks
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Featured Route For Monolith Area
Spotted Center.

Spotted Cow Center V5 6C  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Monolith Rocks
Same start as the Left version but go straight up thin face....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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Jake getting up on Slope of Dadaism.
Jake getting up on Slope of Dadaism.

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By Anonymous Coward
Sep 23, 2005
while on my last trip to DL, i vaguely looked for the monolith problems, but did not find them on the trail up to the east bluffs. was it by the gastly john gill problem; the small seam with a few crimpers?
By Terry Kieck
Sep 23, 2005
You need to hike up the east bluff trail starting from the North Shore. It appears you started at the CCC lot on the south end.
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