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Description

Most climbers think of the South Bluff as a place to boulder, but there is a history of roped climbing here as well. You will be rewarded with solitude, and some of the best views of the Lake for venturing up here.

It has also been rumored that there are some ice climbs near the base of the bluff if conditions are right.

Getting There

The South Bluff Towers are located across the valley from the CCC area, and visible from most of the Park. The climbs are easily spotted in the horizontal band of talus near the top of the bluff. Bushwack your way to the outcropping and get climbing!

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I checked out the South Bluff area for the first time this weekend (3/20/04). The climbing is limited but it's worth the trip just to say you've been there; it's "remote" for Devil's Lake and if offers a nice view of the park. Although nothing spectacular, there are indeed ice formations located in the wooded area below the boulder field. I estimate access in the summer would be near impossible if not extremely unpleasant because getting there involves a good amount of bush-whacking. The rock was also wet, dirty, and slippery. Mar 22, 2004
The best bouldering at Devil's Lake is on the South bluff. Good trail starts behind the boat landing parking lot. Aug 18, 2006

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