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The Blade Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Scott Manzzullo on Sep 21, 2002


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The Blade, although dirty, has a few interesting climbs. The south wall has a short crack climb that will test your 5.7 skills. The north wall is about 50 feet with 3 fine climbs, should not be overlooked, is very shady, and is close to Cleo's for those crowded days.

Getting There 

From west bluff trail take to cleo's amphitheater,follow west bluff trail to the bench up top.30 feet after the bench is a faint path on the east side(right)take path past wiessner wall and descend path north to first outcropping before 150 foot boulderfield on the east side.Bingo your there.

Climbing Season

For the West Bluff - Great Tower (Mid-bluff) area.

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: the blade north wall Dear Abby 5.8

Dear Abbey 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Wisconsin : Devil's Lake : ... : The Blade
This route starts on small ledges and cracks.the first moves are tricky,as they require some time to work out.continue up to niche,then follow crack to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in Wisconsin

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By Doug Hemken
From: Madison, WI
Aug 1, 2005
The wall is covered in a light layer of moss... go when the weather has been dry.

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