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The Monster

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The Monster 


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Submitted By: Tom Anderson-Brown on Apr 16, 2002
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BETA PHOTO: The Monster formation

Description 

The Monster is a short wall containing a dozen climbs of varying difficulty. The Monster could even be considered a fine area for some highball bouldering problems.


Getting There 

To find the Monster climb up the CCC trail past the "No Sweat" formation. Once you pass "No Sweat" the trail starts to turn to the north and ends up coming to a "T". The Monster is the short wall directly in front of you. The large boulder at the trail junction is the bouldering problem "The Flatiron".


4 Total Routes


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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Monster:
The Bodysnatcher   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 30'   
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Burt finds another pretty little obscurity.

Also Close to the Thing 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : The Monster
Start in the trail, where it passes between the wall and a tree. Your belayer will have to keep an eye out for hikers (there is room to step off to the side).Use juggy holds to get up on the bench. Work up the thin seam until you can move right to the corner, and finish up to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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BH on the Monster, circa late 1970s.
BH on the Monster, circa late 1970s.
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By Burt Lindquist
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From: Madison, WI
Mar 20, 2002

The actual Monster Route is a butt hard overhanging crack to a large flake jug and then a wide kind of laybacking thing above. It is a pretty good onsight route as the gear is obvious. Just don't hang around long placing it as the route is a burly 510+. Short but really stout.