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Lonely Boulders

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Another Day Dream 
Curl Boulder 
Curl right 
Curl Slab 
Curl, The 
Day Dream Arete 
Flake Face 
horn, The 
Left Alone 
Left Arete 
Lonely right face 
Loner Right Arete 
Loner, The 
Only the Lonely 
Sweet Dream 
Top out delight  

Lonely Boulders Rock Climbing 

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Location: 43.0406, -90.1066 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Oct 30, 2006  with updates from Michael Richichi
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The Lonely boulders are a group of three separate boulders on the opposite end of Barn Bluff from the Qual Wall. These guys have been waiting a long time to see some action... The better problems here are some of the finest in the park with steep climbing on generally solid holds. With more than a dozen problems I thought I would throw this area in because of quality and concentration. You can definitely get away from everyone/everything at this spot. Peaceful, quiet. Almost feels remote.

3 boulders at the Lonelies:

"Lonely Boulder"
"Day Dream Boulder"
"Curl Boulder"

The routes in order from left to right for the entire area:

Lonely Boulder:
Left Alone V2
Only the Lonely V4
Loner, The V5
Loner Right Arete V2
Lonely right face V0+

Day Dream Boulder:
Left Arete V0-1
Flake Face V0-1
Wingspan V3
Day Dream Arete V5
Another Day Dream V3

Curl Boulder:
Curl Slab V0
Curl, The V1-2
Curl right V1
horn, The V1-2
Top out delight V0-1

Getting There 

Hike around the corner, past the Qual Wall and head for the other end of the bluff. Do not hike too high for the boulders are down aways from the top. There is no trail persay, but follow the most open way through the prickers.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Lonely Boulders

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lonely Boulders:
Another Day Dream   V3 6A     Boulder   
Wingspan   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   
Day Dream Arete   V3-4 6A+     Boulder   
Only the Lonely   V4 6B     Boulder   
The Loner   V5 6C     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Lonely Boulders
Rock Climbing Photo: Schlick lost in Another Day Dream V3.

Another Day Dream V3 6A  Wisconsin : Governor Dodge State Park : Lonely Boulders
On the right side of the Daydream Boulder ST with hands on good jugs. Work past gaston into undercling, and then into two locker hand jams. Jugs at the top. This is deffinately one of the reasons for a visit. Good clean fun....[more]   Browse More Classics in Wisconsin

Photos of Lonely Boulders Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Day Dreamin'
Day Dreamin'
Rock Climbing Photo: Chris hanging out in base camp under Another Day D...
Chris hanging out in base camp under Another Day D...
Rock Climbing Photo: Just the layout of the boulders.  It is pretty obv...
BETA PHOTO: Just the layout of the boulders. It is pretty obv...
Rock Climbing Photo: Pretty good topo of where the boulders are at.
BETA PHOTO: Pretty good topo of where the boulders are at.
Rock Climbing Photo: Schlick on The Loner
Schlick on The Loner

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By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Jun 4, 2009
It looked like someone was working(or sent) a line that was on the steep face to the right of Another Day Dream. Dobbe and I got on it yesterday and we were really impressed by the cool, steep movement climbing out. Dobbe broke the good flake off so now it is much harder.
By Dobbe
Jun 5, 2009
By much harder Remo means to say much more easily seen as choss. There is no line any more it is a sand box in there.

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