Monolith Blocks Rock Climbing
"The Monolith" in Winter
Similar in layout to the Elephant Rocks area, but a little further South. In addition to the Monolith Blocks proper, there are a number of good climbs scattered on various rocks near here.
In between Tomahawk and the Monolith bouldering area is an overlook with a mini amphitheater below. In the middle of the amphitheater is the Monolith.
Climbing Season For the Devil's Lake area.
Weather station 3.1 miles from here
10 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Monolith Blocks
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Monolith Blocks:
Foil 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 25'
Featured Route For Monolith Blocks
Foil 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI
: Devil's Lake
: ... : Monolith Blocks
Nice moves. The crux is getting off the ground: either start flat-footed with a very long reach, step up on the block to your left, or work up a few face holds a little to the right until you reach the horizontal crack. Get your first piece of gear here. The upper crack is much easier, and pretty straighforward....[more] Browse More Classics in WI
James picking trash out of the cracks.
By Doug Hemken
Jul 4, 2012
Sadly, the Monolith overlook seems to be THE most popular place for hikers to dump trash down the crevices in the rock.
If hikers want to trash hiking areas, that is their business. But when hikers trash climbing areas, that becomes our business. Right now (2012), the climbing areas are generally the cleanest user areas in the Park. Help keep it that way, and bring along a trash bag when you visit the Monolith Blocks and other areas.