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L to R R to L Alpha
Anniversary T,TR 
Black Hornet T,TR 
Chossoholic T,TR 
Criminal Mastermind 
Dihedral Dance 
Easy Arete 
Fists and Fury T,TR 
Massasauga T,TR 
Mike's Mix-Take TR 
Pigmy T,TR 
Slab Crack T,TR 
Slither T,TR 
Snake Eyes T,TR 
Snake Pit T,TR 
Snakes on a Plain T,TR 
Solo Crack T,TR 
Timber Rattler T,TR 
Upper Tier Dihedral T,TR 
Venom TR 
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Main Cliff West Rock Climbing 

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Location: 43.87423, -89.83985 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, Chris treggE, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Tradiban on Jun 25, 2012

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Quincy and at least parts of rattlesnake are state natural areas and thus closes to climbing. Please respect the ban.


This is the west side of the main cliff. It has a lower and upper tier. There are some cool routes mixed in with boulder problems.

Getting There 

West side of the cliff facing the parking area.

Climbing Season

For the Rattlesnake Mound area.

Weather station 7.0 miles from here

20 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Main Cliff West

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Cliff West:
Pigmy   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 22'   
Solo Crack   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, TR, 35'   
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Featured Route For Main Cliff West
Rock Climbing Photo: Bottom start to the route.

Venom 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Wisconsin : Central Sandstone : ... : Main Cliff West
A new classic at Rattlesnake. Starts with an easy bouldering crack and leads to small, widely spaced holds. Finishes with shoe smears and a small right hand finger crack....[more]   Browse More Classics in Wisconsin

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