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Elevation: 1,943 ft
GPS: 44.9201, -89.69339
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Shared By: James Schroeder on Sep 22, 2006
Admins: Joel Ledvina, Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, chris tregge, Ben Strobel

Description Suggest change

All kinds of super fun bouldering... I wouldn't claim any first ascents here, because people have been bouldering here since the 1970s, if not earlier. It is however a great place to wander around with your crashpad and try stuff out. There are problems of all types and difficulty. If you're timid you might want to bring a rope and some gear for toproping... Some of the stuff is just at the height where people might want to rope up. Most of the climbing can be found by wandering around in the area of the observation tower, and is on sweet white quartzite.

Getting There Suggest change

Head towards Wausau on Hwy 39/51 and look for the signs to Rib Mountain State Park -- Not the ski area.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Rib Mountain

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1 5
 14
Dough Arete
Boulder
V2 5+
 16
Right Crack
Boulder
V2 5+
 17
The Orb
Boulder
Orb
V2+ 5+
 12
Butterfly Jam
Boulder
V2+ 5+
 9
The Orb (right)
Boulder
Orb
V2+ 5+
 7
Buddha Belly
Boulder
V3 6A
 21
High Level Mustasche's
Boulder
V3 6A PG13
 5
Jedi Mind Trick
Boulder
V4 6B
 8
Feels Like Butter
Boulder
V4 6B
 6
Smell the Moss
Boulder
V4+ 6B+
 10
Block Head
Boulder
V5 6C
 4
Iron Mule
Boulder
V6- 7A
 6
No Reservations
Boulder
V7 7A+
 17
The Raptor
Boulder
V7 7A+
 10
Seth's Sacrifice
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dough Arete Headstone Area
 14
V1 5 Boulder
Right Crack Headstone Area
 16
V2 5+ Boulder
The Orb Orb
 17
V2 5+ Boulder
Butterfly Jam Headstone Area
 12
V2+ 5+ Boulder
The Orb (right) Orb
 9
V2+ 5+ Boulder
Buddha Belly Tower Warmup Area
 7
V2+ 5+ Boulder
High Level Mustasche's Jurassics
 21
V3 6A Boulder
Jedi Mind Trick Star Wars Boulder
 5
V3 6A PG13 Boulder
Feels Like Butter Jurassics
 8
V4 6B Boulder
Smell the Moss Smell the Moss
 6
V4 6B Boulder
Block Head Jurassics
 10
V4+ 6B+ Boulder
Iron Mule Paddock
 4
V5 6C Boulder
No Reservations Headstone Area
 6
V6- 7A Boulder
The Raptor Headstone Area
 17
V7 7A+ Boulder
Seth's Sacrifice Northern Lookout Point
 10
V7 7A+ Boulder
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