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Steinke Basin Bouldering Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Tradiban on Jul 12, 2009  with updates from Mason Mueller

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The "Steinke Basin Rocks" are featured in the 3rd edition of the guide book as routes. They are actually mostly highball boulder problems in my opinion. The only reason to rope up for a few is a bad landing. The are some absolute GEMS to be done here.

Getting There 

The area is split into four different walls, Cibola Wall, Triple Tower Wall, Steinke Wall and Storm Crack Wall. The easiest to find is Steinke Wall which is right off East Bluff Woods trail. The others can be found from there. GPS will help ALOT!

NOTE: When I'm describing the "East Bluff Woods Trail" it is NOT the part of this trail that leaves directly from the North Shore parking lot. This part either starts at the CX skiing parking (Steinke Basin Parking) lot right off Hwy DL OR at the exit of the North Shore at the intersection of Hwy DL.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

38 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',24],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Steinke Basin Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Steinke Basin Bouldering:
Arrested Layback   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 22'   Triple Tower Wall
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Featured Route For Steinke Basin Bouldering
Rock Climbing Photo: Amazing crack. Photo: Rhoads

Arrested Layback V0+ 4+  Wisconsin : Devil's Lake : ... : Triple Tower Wall
Climb the sharp flake. Guidebook say 5.7 but it's very protectable with pads. Classic....[more]   Browse More Classics in Wisconsin

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Rock Climbing Photo: Vinny.

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By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Jul 12, 2009
Nice Rhoads, looks like some fun bouldering to be had. Your pictures make everything look shorter than in the guide book.
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Jul 14, 2009
Wow, there is a lot of rock out in this area. Lots of projects and future moderates right among all the established routes that are listed in the guide book. Good quality rock with easy approaches right off the trails. The Cibola Wall was the only area where the hike gets a little out there.
By Tradiban
Nov 6, 2009
We NEED to get back out here! Tons to do!

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