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Monolith Rocks

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Arrow Head Arete 
Bark Biter 
Big Easy 
Big Time 
Boulder right of Bark Biter 
Broken Pottery Left 
Broken Pottery Right 
Cherry Underneath 
Drunk and Disorderly 
El Nino 
Haunting, The 
Perfect Medium 
Perfect Medium Right 
Pillar Left of Venus Rising 
Pink T-shirts and Berry Skoal 
Scary Slab 
Sex & Chocolate 
Sex and Chocolate with a Cherry on Top (aka S&C Direct) 
Shawn's Slab 
Spotted Cow Center 
Spotted Cow Far Left 
Spotted Cow Left 
Spotted Cow Right 
Thunderbird Bulge 
Use Your Delusions 
Venus Rising 

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The Monolith area is a great place to boulder.

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

Weather station 3.0 miles from here

30 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',18],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

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

Sex & Chocolate V7 7A+  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Monolith Rocks
Start right hand on a the crimp on the face, left hand on the good hold on the arete. Move onto the arete and make a long move to the slopey jug. Exit left or right from here, or continue to the top for the direct finish if you're into that sort of thing. This is the style of problem where there is a fine line between it feeling impossible and impossibly easy...With the completion of the direct finish, this is listed as a separate problem more for historical purposes than anything else......[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

Photos of Monolith Rocks Slideshow Add Photo
Ian on the classic Sex and Chocolate.
Ian on the classic Sex and Chocolate.
Perfect Medium with Sex and Chocolate behind it.
Perfect Medium with Sex and Chocolate behind it.
Soul Satori- V0
BETA PHOTO: Soul Satori- V0
Face Left of Perfect Medium.
Face Left of Perfect Medium.
This is directly above Perfect Medium. Vince and I...
This is directly above Perfect Medium. Vince and I...
Not sure what this is, can you place this Eggbert?...
BETA PHOTO: Not sure what this is, can you place this Eggbert?...

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By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Apr 14, 2008
The face just left of Perfect Medium has two thin seams running up it. Has anyone ever climbed it?
By SteveSchultz
Apr 16, 2008
Hey Remo, it has been done. I keep thinking it goes somewhere in the V1-3 range. I think it's named Manhattan or something like that. I've got a copy of Git On It if you want to photo copy it.
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Apr 16, 2008
Steve, Thanks man, I would love a copy of that. I've been trying to get it for years.
Your not talking about using the large crack in the corner are you? Yeah that's easy. The two seams in the middle are super thin, and it seams really hard, but maybe I'm just missing something.
By SteveSchultz
Apr 17, 2008
Yeah Remo, I think it goes at V-easy using that big right hand crack. I've never tried it just using the two seams. I'll try to see what Eric said in the guide and i'll photo copy one for you.

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