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Monolith Blocks

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L to R R to L Alpha
Dumpster Diver T,TR 
Foil T,TR 
Foiled Again TR 
Open Wide Burger, The T 
Quill TR 
Rainbow Crack T,TR 
Rusty Crack T,TR 
Shady Corner T,TR 
Surfing With The Alien TR 
Thumbs of Steel T 

Monolith Blocks Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,320'
Location: 43.4225, -89.7243 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Burt Lindquist, Doug Hemken, James M Schroeder, Chris treggE, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide), Emily Roeben
Submitted By: Doug Hemken on Jun 25, 2012
Forecast:
Today

33° | 28°
Sunday

37° | 23°
Monday

28° | 10°
Tuesday

15° | 1°
Wednesday

14° | 0°
Thursday

19° | 9°
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Description 

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.

Getting There 

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]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',0],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Monolith Blocks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Monolith Blocks:
The Open Wide Burger   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 25'   
Thumbs of Steel   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 25'   
Foil   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 25'   
Rainbow Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Monolith Blocks

Featured Route For Monolith Blocks
Rock Climbing Photo: Gokul G

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

Photos of Monolith Blocks Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Eric on "Porcupine"
Eric on "Porcupine"
Rock Climbing Photo: James picking trash out of the cracks.
James picking trash out of the cracks.

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By Doug Hemken
Administrator
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.

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