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North Shore

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Big Bud Arete 
Big Bud North Face 
Bushmills Bulge 
Chrome Dome Arete 
Chrome Dome Warm Up 
Confidence Booster 
Earth Mechanics 
Emily's Naptime 
Eubank's Lady Bits 
Friday Night Fever 
Giese Dome, The 
Horseshoes & Hand Grenades 
I Don't Know, B 
Jameson Arete 
Little Lia 
Mini me 
Office Building 
Oil Can 
Power of The Chrome Dome, The 
Red Hair Arete 
Reef on This 
Sheriff's Approval 
Show Me Mercy 
Show Me The Kind 
Special K 
Tullamore Dew Arete, The 
V1 Face 
Welcome Arete 
Welcome Crack 
Welcome Crack 2 
Welcome Face 
Welcome to the Lake 
Wild Turkey 

North Shore  

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The North Shore boulders are a great place to boulder.

Getting There 

Drive past the North Shore ranger station, continue directly ahead until you cross the railroad tracks then turn right. Follow this road to the third parking area (on top of a small hill) and park. From the middle of the lot walk across the road to the east into the woods (on a faint trail) for about 50 feet. One will walk right into Jameson Arete and Emily's Naptime. Happy Cranking.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

33 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',18],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for North Shore:
Chrome Dome Warm Up   V0 4     Boulder   
Eubank's Lady Bits   V0 4     Boulder, 15'   
Welcome Crack   V0 4     Boulder   
Welcome Face   V0 4     Boulder   
Special K   V0 4     Boulder, 20'   
Show Me Mercy   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   
V1 Face   V1 5     Boulder, 20'   
Chrome Dome Arete   V1 5     Boulder, 12'   
I Don't Know, B   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   
Oil Can   V1 5     Boulder   
The Tullamore Dew Arete   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   
Big Bud Arete   V2 5+     Boulder   
The Giese Dome   V2 5+     Boulder   
Horseshoes & Hand Grenades   V2 5+     Boulder   
Red Hair Arete   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   
Jameson Arete   V3 6A     Boulder   
Show Me The Kind   V4 6B     Boulder   
Earth Mechanics   V5 6C     Boulder   
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Big Bud.

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Photos of North Shore Slideshow Add Photo
Vince working Jameson Arete.
Vince working Jameson Arete.
Rick, August 08.  We thought this was Show Me the ...
Rick, August 08. We thought this was Show Me the ...
Show Me The Kind, left of Vince.
Show Me The Kind, left of Vince.
Ryan Hussey on the v0 crack between Welcome Crack ...
Ryan Hussey on the v0 crack between Welcome Crack ...

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By Josh Olson
From: madison, wisconsin
Feb 17, 2012
For the sorting, left is north.
By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
Feb 17, 2012
Thanks Josh!
By Garyasdf
Apr 20, 2012
Reading Eric Zschiesche's Rock and Ice guide, I think there are two climbs not posted here. Maybe. They read:

37 Face V0 11 ft Thin climbing to sloping finish. (38 is Big Bud Arete)

46 Mini Me V1 11 ft. Climb the left face, dyno to the corner. (unless this is Wild Turkey)

He also labels a variation of Oil Can as

32 Face V0 17 feet

which I interpret to be the easier, face only variation. The map is from the Rock and Ice guide, if there is a problem, it can be taken down.

Made a Ghetto North Shore / Greatest Bluff guide. Comments on info, readability and layout welcome.


Eric Zschiesche's North Shore map from Rock and Ic...
Eric Zschiesche's North Shore map from Rock and Ice
By Terry Kieck
Apr 26, 2012
You're correct the Mini Me is not listed on MP. I did the FA on that years ago. Its a blank face about 10 feet high on the same level ( so above special K and welcome to the lake) as big bud arete around to right maybe 30 feet. Use the aretes to work your way up to dyno to the lip.
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