Elevation: 1,192 ft
GPS: 43.051, -90.099 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: chris tregge on Apr 15, 2009
Admins: Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, chris tregge
Access Issue: DO NOT WALK THROUGH THE CAMPSITE Details

Description

Backbone Ridge is the northern half of the Group B bouldering area. I have split it into 2 sections, the west side and the east side due to the volume of established problems.

See topo map below:

Updated (2009) Group B topo with Plan B Area and the Backbone Ridge split into east side and west side. Alternate approaches are the dotted lines.

Getting There

If nobody is camped at Group B, you can park there and walk through the site on the trail uphill. When you come to the saddle inbetween the 2 ridges, turn right. The eastern side is the side closest to Group B site. The western side is away from Group B campsite.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Backbone Ridge

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V0 4
 49
One Hand Clapping
Boulder
V1-2 5
 61
Picasso Right
Boulder
V2 5+
 51
Ashmatica
Boulder
V2 5+
 38
Scarete
Boulder
V2 5+
 29
Mr. Longarm
Boulder
V3 6A
 42
Leaning Rock
Boulder
V3 6A
 57
Picasso center
Boulder
V3 6A
 45
Face Left of Wright's Arete
Boulder
V4 6B
 118
Get the Hell Outta Dodge
Boulder
V4 6B
 31
Left out
Boulder
V4 6B
 19
Get The Hell Outta Dodge-Exit Right
Boulder
V4+ 6B+
 122
Hangman
Boulder
V4-5 6B+
 51
Nameless
Boulder
V7 7A+
 38
Highly Executed
Boulder
V8 7B
 21
Sandstone Violence
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
One Hand Clapping W Side- Backbone Ridge
 49
V0 4 Boulder
Picasso Right W Side- Backbone Ridge
 61
V1-2 5 Boulder
Ashmatica E Side- Backbone Ridge
 51
V2 5+ Boulder
Scarete W Side- Backbone Ridge
 38
V2 5+ Boulder
Mr. Longarm E Side- Backbone Ridge
 29
V2 5+ Boulder
Leaning Rock W Side- Backbone Ridge
 42
V3 6A Boulder
Picasso center W Side- Backbone Ridge
 57
V3 6A Boulder
Face Left of Wright's Arete W Side- Backbone Ridge
 45
V3 6A Boulder
Get the Hell Outta Dodge E Side- Backbone Ridge
 118
V4 6B Boulder
Left out W Side- Backbone Ridge
 31
V4 6B Boulder
Get The Hell Outta Dodge-Ex… E Side- Backbone Ridge
 19
V4 6B Boulder
Hangman E Side- Backbone Ridge
 122
V4+ 6B+ Boulder
Nameless W Side- Backbone Ridge
 51
V4-5 6B+ Boulder
Highly Executed E Side- Backbone Ridge
 38
V7 7A+ Boulder
Sandstone Violence W Side- Backbone Ridge
 21
V8 7B Boulder
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