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Steinke Basin Bouldering Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Tradoholic on Jul 12, 2009
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Description 

The "Steinke Basin Rocks" are featured in the 3rd edition of the guide book as routes. They are actually mostly highball boulder problems in my opinion. The only reason to rope up for a few is a bad landing. The are some absolute GEMS to be done here.

Getting There 

The area is split into four different walls, Cibola Wall, Triple Tower Wall, Steinke Wall and Storm Crack Wall. The easiest to find is Steinke Wall which is right off East Bluff Woods trail. The others can be found from there. GPS will help ALOT!

NOTE: When I'm describing the "East Bluff Woods Trail" it is NOT the part of this trail that leaves directly from the North Shore parking lot. This part either starts at the CX skiing parking (Steinke Basin Parking) lot right off Hwy DL OR at the exit of the North Shore at the intersection of Hwy DL.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.7 miles from here

26 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',5],['V2-3',13],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Steinke Basin Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Steinke Basin Bouldering:
Mini Left   V0- 4-     Boulder   Steinke Wall : Mini Me Boulder
Arrested Layback   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 22'   Triple Tower Wall
Heineken Crack   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   Steinke Wall : Main Wall
Fudge Shoppe   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   Steinke Wall : Steinke Wall Boulder
Dodge the Choss   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   Triple Tower Wall
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Featured Route For Steinke Basin Bouldering
Rock Climbing Photo: Amazing crack. Photo: Rhoads

Arrested Layback V0+ 4+  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Triple Tower Wall
Climb the sharp flake. Guidebook say 5.7 but it's very protectable with pads. Classic....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Jul 12, 2009
Nice Rhoads, looks like some fun bouldering to be had. Your pictures make everything look shorter than in the guide book.
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Jul 14, 2009
Wow, there is a lot of rock out in this area. Lots of projects and future moderates right among all the established routes that are listed in the guide book. Good quality rock with easy approaches right off the trails. The Cibola Wall was the only area where the hike gets a little out there.
By Tradoholic
Nov 6, 2009
We NEED to get back out here! Tons to do!

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