The Reclining Tower is a fine formation to spend a day at, containing moderate to challenging climbs. The formation sees little traffic, so you'll likely have the place to yourself.
The Reclining Tower is about 200 feet north of the USGS marker near the top of the Prospect Point Rampart, where the park service road hits the West Bluff Trail. A climber's trail descends a gully just south of the Reclining Tower formation.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Reclining Tower:
South Chimney 5.4 Trad
North Side 5.6 Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60 feet
Pine Tree Crack 5.8 PG13 Trad, TR, 85 feet
A Baraboo Thing 5.10a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60 feet
X-Rated 5.10 TR, 30 feet
Featured Route For Reclining Tower
X-Rated 5.10 WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Reclining Tower
It may be short, but it has three cruxes. This route is the epitome of the TR = boulder problem.Start just left of the corner, step right to the corner. Move left to the flake. Work right under the overlap, until a big move scores you the obvious jug. The final crux is re-tabling up onto the jug....[more] Browse More Classics in WI