Elevation: 1,167 ft
GPS: 43.051, -90.099 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Tradiban on Apr 15, 2009
Admins: Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, chris tregge
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Access Issue: DO NOT WALK THROUGH THE CAMPSITE Details

Description

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!

I have left the numbers on the original problems posted by JJ Schlick, from his topo.

Getting There

Follow the trail around to the right past the fork. Problems will be obvious on the right.

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chris tregge
Beersconsin
chris tregge   Beersconsin  
To whoever left the folding canvas chair up here, I have it in my car. You can pick it up or I can bring it to Boulders for you. Dec 4, 2009
Langlois
NYC
Langlois   NYC
Thanks for taking care of that Chris. I think that piece of trash has been there for over a month. Thankfully with the exception of that chair and some chalk graffiti I think the climbers at the dodge have been pretty low impact Dec 5, 2009
chris tregge
Beersconsin
chris tregge   Beersconsin  
Haha, I didn't want to call it trash in case it was someones favorite chair, but yeah, it's pretty much falling apart. Dec 5, 2009
Langlois
NYC
Langlois   NYC
Actually that thing might look good in my living room... Dec 5, 2009
chris tregge
Beersconsin
chris tregge   Beersconsin  
Hate to see your living room.

I'll leave it at Boulders for ya. Dec 5, 2009
Best to display these right to left, they are now in order albeit not perfectly. LMK if I need to change anything. Jun 14, 2011
With the aid of the panoramic pics and the previously supplied route pics, doesn't Vitamin V-less occur after Sandstone Violence? With some other juggling and way too much time looking at the monitor, I've got:

Sandstone Violence
Vitamin V-less
Bottom of the Barrel
Mr. Clean
The Prostrator
Early Bird
Forgotten Finger Crack
The Bane of Vince
Twelve
Etc.

This could be off as I'm doing this just from the evidence of the pictures and the panoramics. Hope this helps.

Gary Apr 16, 2012
chris tregge
Beersconsin
chris tregge   Beersconsin  
Yeah you are right, I suppose. I changed it. Apr 16, 2012