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Prayer Wall

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L to R R to L Alpha
Bishop, The T,TR 
Close Call T,TR 
No Vacancy T,TR 
Pawn, The T,TR 
Prayer Flag TR 
Rook, The TR 
Sickle TR 
This is a Six? T,TR 

Prayer Wall Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 1,210'
Location: 43.4131, -89.6933 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Burt Lindquist, Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, Chris treggE, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Doug Hemken on Apr 23, 2007
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Prayer Wall is home to several great routes, plus a handful of 'pretty good' stuff. The main wall has two well defined cracks ("This is a Six?" and "The Bishop"), and faces southeast.

Getting There 

See Nick's comment, below.

If it is not too muddy, you can also pull one or two cars off the side of the road directly below this crag. Be sure to get all the way off the pavement.

Climbing Season

For the East Bluff 02 - East of the Quarry area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Prayer Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Prayer Wall:
Sickle   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     TR, 40'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Jesse Silverman leads "The Bishop"

The Bishop 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Wisconsin : Devil's Lake : ... : Prayer Wall
The crack that diagonals lower right to middle left. Classic Devils Lake edges with less than you'd like for your feet. It climbs a lot like the upper part of "Chicago".You can stop at the shoulder where the crack ends, or continue up to the right. It's easier to find an anchor up higher, under the cedar....[more]   Browse More Classics in Wisconsin

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By Tradiban
Jul 14, 2009
This mini crag is worth the slog up the hill. A few good moderates and a few harder routes will take up most of the day with a nice view of the south bluff.

Park at the Old Sandstone parking and hike along the road and then straight up the hill after the yellow "Wildlife Area" sign but before the "35mph" speed limit sign.

An alternative approach from the "Roznos Meadow" trail, that crosses the road, will bring you to "Siamese Buttress" first then continue 200 ft to "Prayer Wall". This provides a longer bushwhack but less straight up the talus.

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