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Bruised and Confused aka Dong of Dob 
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East of the East Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 1,100'
Location: 43.41264, -89.71008 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Burt Lindquist, Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, Chris treggE, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Chris treggE on Oct 28, 2016
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BETA PHOTO: Little (tall) wall with the GPS coordinates on it ...


Scattered boulders and short walls between the eastern ramparts and Sandstone areas. A number of boulders are hidden in the areas around Bird Foot Buttress and surrounding crags.

A couple of the ones I listed are at a crag called "West Post" in the guidebook as a reference point.

Getting There 

You can follow the directions in the Knower guidebook for Bird Foot Buttress and go from there. There are 2 other options. One is go up the CCC trail to the top and instead of heading back left to the top of the climbs go east (right) into the woods on a small social trail that eventually heads back downhill (south). The rocks will be off to your left. Alternately, park at the CCC trail and walk 100-200 yards back east on the road until you come to a culvert going under the road with a sign on either side of the road. Head left up the drainage and you will come to this area and the boulders. This is the quickest way but best in the spring and fall when the leaves are down so you can see where you are going.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.7 miles from here

27 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in East of the East

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East of the East:
I See the Bucket   V3 6A     Boulder, 20'   
Dazed and Contused   V4 6B PG13     Boulder, 15'   
Cheers to Voyager   V4 6B     Boulder   
Flesh Rodeo   V8 7B PG13     Boulder   
Bruised and Confused aka Dong of Dob   V8 7B     Boulder   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Moves near the top

I See the Bucket V3 6A  Wisconsin : Devil's Lake : ... : East of the East
Climb tall face with a committing topout. This face feels almost like sandstone with actual texture. Originally a toprope and listed in the "West Post" crag in Swartling guide. Without using the arete it's listed as 11a (the Variation) and with the arete 10a. I originally did it without the arete not knowing it was already a TR, but since have been back and done it with the arete; it's probably a better problem with the arete, and only a touch easier....[more]   Browse More Classics in Wisconsin

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Rock Climbing Photo: Boulder below Birdfoot.
BETA PHOTO: Boulder below Birdfoot.
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By Joel Ledvina
May 14, 2017
Strangely enough, people have been wandering down the drainage gully from the top of the east bluff trail. Today, when I was at bruised and confused and flesh rodeo, 5 separate groups came down lost. Most were looking for the uplands trail. I wonder if there is a social trail at the top of the bluff leading people in the wrong direction?
By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
May 15, 2017
Yes. Where the CCC gets to the top of the bluff and goes back west, the social trail continues east/southeast and ultimately goes right by bruised and confused. That's how we originally found the area anyway, while looking for American Dream Roof.
By Joel Ledvina
May 15, 2017
I see. It was pretty entertaining to listen to the groups as they came down. It was even more entertaining to tell them that they went the wrong way and would have to hike back to the top of the bluff!

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