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West Bluff - Misery/Cottage Rocks

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West Bluff - Misery/Cottage Rocks Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.4171, -89.7382 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Tom Anderson-Brown on Apr 25, 2002
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Description 

The Cottage Rocks area contains the formations above the cottages on the south end of the West Bluff. Included in the area are Stettner Rocks, Lincoln's Chair, The Pantry, Misery Rocks, Dutchman Rampart, Porkchop Buttress, and Split Tower.

Getting There 

To find the Cottage Rocks area park at the south end of the lake across the road from the boat landing (or you could park at the North Shore and hike south along the Tumbled Rocks Trail). Head toward the cottages. The area is generally located above the cottages.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.6 miles from here

62 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',25],['2 Stars',25],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',22],['5.7',14],['5.8',12],['5.9',6],['5.10',5],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in West Bluff - Misery/Cottage Rocks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Bluff - Misery/Cottage Rocks:
Fat Man's Misery   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     TR, 45'   Misery Rocks
Can Can   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad   The Frigate
The Bone   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 60'   Porkchop Buttress
The Pooper   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad   The Frigate
Breadboard   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     TR   The Pantry
Wailing Wall   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     TR   Misery Rocks
Code of the Sea   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     TR   The Frigate
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Featured Route For West Bluff - Misery/Cottage Rocks
Rock Climbing Photo: Just after the crack.

Half Moon 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Split Tower
Half Moon climbs the southeast corner starting below the round overhang. Start by climbing slopey holds. Climb a hand crack through the overhang, then move slightly left to finish the climb on the rounded southeast corner....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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