Prospect Point Rampart Rock Climbing
Henning on Son of a Great Chimney Direct.
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:
Featured Route For Prospect Point Rampart
The Good, the Bad, and the Jacked 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
: Devil's Lake
: ... : Great Chimney Area
A popular first 5.12 at the Lake, the route climbs the blank face left of Cracker Jack, between Great Chimney and Lost Face. Start at the toe of the huge flake and make exceedingly desperate moves up a shallow corner. Pass the fixed piton, contemplate a lead of this r/x rated 5.12, remember the security of your toprope, and launch into the upper crux. Once you execute the hard dyno, you may be surprised to find that the crux is moving your feet up. At any rate, the view of the Lake is spectacul...[more] Browse More Classics in WI
Latest Regional Forum Messages
BETA PHOTO: The West Rampart. See the hiker on top in the mid...
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.