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Twin Valley North 


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Submitted By: TravisMelin on Mar 28, 2009
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Rock potential of Twin Valley North.

Description 

A collection of a bunch of boulders and cliff bands. There is room for more problems but they will need some cleaning, this area can certainly use some more exploration.


Getting There 

Start from the furthest camp site on the northwest end of the twin valley campground (Site 222). Hike west along the ridgeline about 100yrds. When you see the creekbed hike down, cross the stream, and you should see a bunch of boulders strewn about in front of you.

Alternate approach: Hike out on the horse trail located 7/10 of a mile after turning off the main road enroute to twin valley campground. Look for an outcropping of rock on your right as you drop into the Valley. The are routes on both sides of the trail.


11 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',9],['V4-5',1],['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 Twin Valley North:
87th Best   V1 5     Boulder, 16'   
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Satermo on 87th best.  Fun, tall, but beware a large loose jug half way up.

87th Best V1 5  WI : Governor Dodge State Park : Twin Valley North
Start on the clean white face, and climb directly to the top. Follow the crimps into progressively larger holds. High topout....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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Follow Travis' directions to Twin Valley North, go down (east) on the trail until you see this rock, then head up and left to the alcove.
Follow Travis' directions to Twin Valley North, go...
Part of the ridgeline, some decent rock
BETA PHOTO: Part of the ridgeline, some decent rock
A poor quality picture of the potential here
BETA PHOTO: A poor quality picture of the potential here
More potential?
BETA PHOTO: More potential?
The rock alcove (B3 on Travis' map).
The rock alcove (B3 on Travis' map).
A -The Complex <br /> <br /> Twin Valley North <br />B1- cold dinner etc <br />B2 - Life on the Prarie <br />B3 - A cool alcove of boulders set off of main cliff. 4 possible lines at best. Mostly V1-V2  <br /> <br />C - Twin Valley Campground <br />E - Barrel Ridge <br />F - Alpine Bouldering Club <br />G - Barrel Boulders <br />H - Small ridge line. Maybe 5 problems possible, mostly short V1-V2. <br />?? - area to be explored?
BETA PHOTO: A -The Complex

Twin Valley North
B1- cold dinner...
Rock potential of Twin Valley North.
Rock potential of Twin Valley North.
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By Tony Brengosz
Mar 29, 2009

When it's early in the season, I geuss it doesn't matter too much, but it may be worth it to find an approach that doesn't go through a campsite. Especially if there's potential for a good number of problems here, then we wouldn't have to worry about campers denying us access through their site.

By TravisMelin
From: Roanoke, VA La Crosse, WI
Mar 29, 2009

Good point tony. There is a horse trail that goes right by it. Problem is, it is more like a half mile hike by the horse trail. I'll post a map of the horse trail entrance. It will probably be easier to find that way anyhow.

By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Mar 21, 2010

Nice work on the new additions Chris.