Prospect Point Rampart Rock Climbing
Prospect Point Rampart contains some of the best climbing, and longest climbs, at the Lake. The area begins with a short cliff near Prospect Point Pinnacle and ends just north of the Lost Face. The area also contains Dark Wall, a shorter cliff band below the main cliff.
Access to the base of the cliff in this area can be gained by either rappelling down or taking the climbers trail just south of Prospect Point Pinnacle. If you use the climbers trail to access anything north of Big Toe, stay below the Dark Wall cliff band when walking north or you'll run into a 20' drop.
To find Prospect Point Rampart hike along the West Bluff Trail from either the north or south. The Lost Face section of the Rampart is located just north of the junction of the West Bluff Trail and the Park Service Road (a gravel road that comes in from South Shore Rd). Great Chimney is just south of this junction, and Prospect Point Pinnacle is about 75 yards south of the junction.
Weather station 3.7 miles from here
48 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',22],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Prospect Point Rampart
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Prospect Point Rampart:
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Son Of Great Chimney 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
: Devil's Lake
: ... : Great Chimney Area
Son of Great Chimney is an inspiring and intimidating line for the grade. Start on the left side of the north face. Off balance moves up the arete will lead you past pins, and into the middle crux and a few big moves. Make your way over to the right side, and finish up the right hand arete. Don't forget to enjoy the view.It is true that Pete's onsight lead in 68 was one of the greatest single moments in DL history. Not to mention the rest of the country....[more] Browse More Classics in WI
By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
Sep 17, 2011
Impressive series of onsight leads today by Greg Novak, Roch local who moved to Flag. Lost Face, Whipping Boy, Coup D'Etat, and Son of Great Chimney. Nicely done Greg. Great to see another doc out there crankin. Pete C would be proud.