Elevation: 967 ft
GPS: 44.157, -88.293 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: J J on Nov 20, 2006
Admins: James Schroeder, chris tregge, Doug Hemken

Description

This area is a west facing limestone cliff ranging from 20 to 35 feet tall in High Cliff State park. Routes are top roped from trees above. Cracks and ledges on face climbs are all over the cliff with some interesting overhanging areas. An ok place to climb on an afternoon as well as doing some drytooling. Rock can be wet and muddy in cracks in the early season.

Admin note: parts of High Cliff are included in the DNR's State Natural Area program so please respect that and do not climb with ropes in areas that are signed as State Natural Areas.  Bouldering is allowed.

Getting There

From Appleton take hwy 10 east to hwy 114 east. go south where the road sign tells you to go south and into the park (need a sticker). the climbs are located along the entire cliff line. best areas are just west of the campground

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Classic Climbing Routes at High Cliff State Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2- 5+
 4
Solitude
Boulder
V2-3 5+
 3
Deluge
Boulder
V3 6A
 3
The Solitude Chamber
Boulder
V3+ 6A+
 3
Bison Lightning
Boulder
V3-4 6A+
 6
Harappan Civilization
Boulder
V4 6B
 19
Calm like a Bomb
Boulder
V5 6C
 19
The Overhang
Boulder
V5 6C
 4
Star Destroyer
Boulder
V7 7A+
 4
Sexytime Traverse
Boulder
V7-8 7B
 4
Formidable Forecast
Boulder
V8 7B
 4
The Hangover
Boulder
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 4
Tower Arete
TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 7
Eight Ball Corner Pocket (Flake…
TR
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 4
5.8 Crack
Trad, TR
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b V3 6A Mod. Snow
 4
The Traverse of the Gods
Boulder, Snow
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Solitude 1. N Side > 1. The Chamber of Sol…
 4
V2- 5+ Boulder
Deluge 3. S Side > Deluge
 3
V2-3 5+ Boulder
The Solitude Chamber 1. N Side > 1. The Chamber of Sol…
 3
V3 6A Boulder
Bison Lightning 1. N Side > 3. Pavilion Block Bou…
 3
V3+ 6A+ Boulder
Harappan Civilization 1. N Side > 3. Pavilion Block Bou…
 6
V3-4 6A+ Boulder
Calm like a Bomb 1. N Side > 3. Pavilion Block Bou…
 19
V4 6B Boulder
The Overhang 1. N Side > 2. Pavilion Overhang
 19
V5 6C Boulder
Star Destroyer 1. N Side > 5. Star Destroyer Bou…
 4
V5 6C Boulder
Sexytime Traverse 1. N Side > 3. Pavilion Block Bou…
 4
V7 7A+ Boulder
Formidable Forecast 1. N Side > 3. Pavilion Block Bou…
 4
V7-8 7B Boulder
The Hangover 1. N Side > 2. Pavilion Overhang
 4
V8 7B Boulder
Tower Arete 2. W Side > 4. The Stairs &… > Stairway Tower
 4
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a TR
Eight Ball Corner Pocket (F… 1. N Side > 6. Red Bird Statue Area
 7
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a TR
5.8 Crack 1. N Side > 6. Red Bird Statue Area
 4
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, TR
The Traverse of the Gods 1. N Side > 3. Pavilion Block Bou…
 4
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b V3 6A Mod. Snow Boulder, Snow
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