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.
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]
Featured Route For Monolith Blocks
Surfing With The Alien 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a WI
: Devil's Lake
: ... : Monolith Blocks
Route climbs the largest face on the largest single feature at Monolith Blocks. It lies to the right of the prominent 5.4 chimney route #10 page 199 3d Edition "Climbers Guide to Devil's Lake" and to the left and around the corner of route #8 (called "The Open Wide Burger" on MP.com). Climb starts by climbing lower groove at wall base center to gain a horizontal fracture and slopng foot ledges. Angle left here and use small horizontal edges and side pull weaknesses to gain the cru...[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.