Routes on of any quality on the North Side are concentrated in the Red Bird Statue Area. Occassional outliers exist both east and west of this area, but are sporadic at best. Generally it is not worth the hassle of slogging through the woods to find them. However if you're in the mood for slogging you might be rewarded with a good route or two.
Follow the Main Road up the Bluff from the North Entrance and take a left at the "T" instersection atop the bluff. Park in either the first parking lot on your left or the parking lot for the observation tower.
Weather station 7.6 miles from here
55 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',29],['2 Stars',16],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in North Side
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for North Side:
Featured Route For North Side
Calm like a Bomb V4 6B WI
: High Cliff State Park
: ... : Pavilion Block Bouldering
Walk down the steps to the east of the Redbird Statue and below the main pavilion area. The trail will take you to a huge detached block. Some good bouldering can be found on the downhill side of the block.A blank roof crosses the right side of the wall. "Calm" climbs up a very overhanging prow that juts out from the right side of the wall, just right of the roof. Heel hooks and slaps lead to easier moves. The climb was topped-out on the first ascent, but this is not necessary as the top is tall...[more] Browse More Classics in WI