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Routes in Elephant Rocks

5.7 Right of Two Cracks T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Clearasil Spattered Fantasies T,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Dumbo T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Elephant Crack T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Granary TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Inside Corner left of Transcendental T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Out of the Closet T,TR 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Tomb of the Unknown T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Transcendental Disfiguration T,TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Trunk, The T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Two Finger Cracks T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Trad, TR, 30 ft
FA: ??
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Shared By: James Schroeder on Dec 15, 2006
Admins: Burt Lindquist, Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, Chris treggE

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Climb the crack and chimney system to the top.
(aka "Tomb of the Unknown Homo")


On the South face of the South buttress of Elephant rocks. Found just right of the corner.


Standard rack


Sean Peter
Sean Peter   IL
Great route for someone to start learning hand jams and finger locks. Oct 6, 2014
Doug Hemken
Madison, WI
Doug Hemken   Madison, WI  
Big loose block - put your belayer off to the right side. If you enter the tomb toward the right you will miss the loose block. Not sure if it would actually come out.

Sweet route: the crux reminds me of an easier version of Roger's Roof. Jul 4, 2011
Nick: Definitely a loose block. It would be at foot level when standing up in tomb. Don't know if it qualifies as "death block" however. Agree it is a very nice route. Jun 29, 2011
Didn't see any death blocks, great climb with nice finger locks. I like those ;) Jun 28, 2011
James Schroeder
Sauk County, WI
James Schroeder   Sauk County, WI  
Be aware of the two death blocks lurking on this route. I did it over Memorial Day weekend and they scared the crap out of me. May 28, 2007
James Schroeder
Sauk County, WI
James Schroeder   Sauk County, WI  

Glad to see someone else knows where Elephant Rocks is... Dec 16, 2006