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Split Tower

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Split Tower Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Tom Anderson-Brown on May 7, 2002

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Split Tower is located north of Porkchop Buttress and east (down the slope) from the Cleo Amphitheater. The formation presents a half-dozen moderate climbs and is relatively secluded. Check out this cool rock if you're climbing at the Misery Rocks area or in the Cleo Amphitheater area.

Getting There 

To get to the Split Tower either walk 50 yards north from Porkchop Buttress or walk downslope (east) 50 yards from the Cleo Amphitheater.

Climbing Season

For the West Bluff - Misery/Cottage Rocks area.

Weather station 3.6 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Just after the crack.

Half Moon 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Wisconsin : Devil's Lake : ... : Split Tower
Half Moon climbs the southeast corner starting below the round overhang. Start by climbing slopey holds. Climb a hand crack through the overhang, then move slightly left to finish the climb on the rounded southeast corner....[more]   Browse More Classics in Wisconsin

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By Doug Hemken
From: Madison, WI
May 15, 2012
Took a wrong turn headed for Porkchop from below, and ended up 100 ft. North at this Tower. Nice!
By James Schroeder
From: Sauk County, WI
Aug 1, 2013
This place is definitely worth an afternoon of your time. Four great routes, relatively easy access, and pretty easy to find.

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