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Routes in West Side- Backbone Ridge

Type: Boulder
FA: Wisconsin Oldschool
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Shared By: JJ Schlick on Oct 26, 2006
Admins: Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, Chris treggE

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Start out with hands on either side of the arete. Get the pocket jug with the right and work up arete using side pull crimps on left and larger holds on right. Finish with a jam in the finger crack at the top. Very exciting. #21 JJ's old topo.


Back bone left side


Adam Slattery
Platteville Wisconsin
Adam Slattery   Platteville Wisconsin
Have to agree with Joel.

Anyone else love the sharp good crimp? Oct 10, 2016
Joel Allen
La Crosse, WI
Joel Allen   La Crosse, WI
I think this route is best done staying completely on the face. It still goes at V3 without touching the arete on either side and way more fun!

I like to start more on the right side of the face moving towards the center and to the finger crack at the top.

Serious fun! Aug 17, 2015