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The western side of the ridge proper. Great afternoon and evening sun. The rock is generally a bit better on this side. Good landings for the most part, but some problems are quite tall. Be careful!
Follow the trail around to the right past the fork. Problems will be obvious on the right.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West Side- Backbone Ridge:
crack V0 4 Boulder
Twelve A V0+ 4+ Boulder, 12'
Nameless Slab V1-2 5 Boulder
Vitamin V-less V1-2 5 Boulder
Picasso Right V1-2 5 Boulder
Wright's Arete V2 5+ Boulder
Scarete V2 5+ Boulder, 25'
Picasso Pillar V2 5+ Boulder, 10'
Forgotten Finger Crack V2-3 5+ Boulder
Eighteen (and life) V3- 6A Boulder
Trail Crew V3 6A Boulder
Leaning Rock V3 6A Boulder
Picasso center V3 6A Boulder
Face Left of Wright's Arete V3 6A Boulder, 15'
Midwest Hardcore (aka 6hrs) V4 6B Boulder
Left out V4-5 6B+ Boulder, 25'
Nameless V5- 6C Boulder
Product of the Southwest V6 7A Boulder, 15'
Battle of the Bulge V7-8 7B Boulder, 20'
Sandstone Violence V8 7B Boulder
Featured Route For West Side- Backbone Ridge
Sandstone Violence V8 7B WI : Governor Dodge State Park : ... : West Side- Backbone Ridge
In many ways THE line on the backbone. Start out in the middle of the block on a good sidepull. Work straight up past hard holds and an almost ghostlike crimp up high to the horizontal. Go up through a niche at the top. A very tall, proud line. #14 JJ's old topo. ...[more] Browse More Classics in WI
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