This cliff is located in a highly forested area and offers respite from the sun on hot summer days. This is a smaller area but contains a high percentage of quality crack climbs. The lack of beginner climbs and the somewhat exposed approach make this a less than ideal spot to bring beginners.
Park at the Summit Rock Trail parking area. Follow the trail into the woods and eventually take the right fork. Ascend a set of wooden stairs. The top of sentinel crack is to the right of this trail. If you start descending another set of wooden stairs you have gone to far.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sentinel Area:
Lost Ego 5.8+ Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50 feet
Yosemite Crack 5.10a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30 feet
Sentinel Crack 5.10a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60 feet
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Lost Ego 5.8+ WI : Interstate State Park : Sentinel Area
Follow the slightly less than vertical hand and fist crack to a large pod. Make some commiting moves out of the pod (crux) and continue on the finger crack to the top. This route protects well for its duration and is probably my favorite lead at Taylor's. A large cam (#4 camalot) adds some security for the crux. For Minnesota multipitch fun climb Sentinel Crack as a second pitch....[more] Browse More Classics in WI