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The Monster

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The Monster Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.41316, -89.71165 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Burt Lindquist, Doug Hemken, James M Schroeder, Chris treggE, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Tom Anderson-Brown on Apr 16, 2002
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31°
Tuesday

33° | 19°
Wednesday

23° | 15°
Thursday

22° | 14°
Friday

19° | 11°
Saturday

23° | 19°
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BH on the Monster, circa late 1970s.

Description 

The Monster is a short wall containing a dozen climbs of varying difficulty. The Monster could even be considered a fine area for some highball bouldering problems.

Getting There 

To find the Monster climb up the CCC trail past the "No Sweat" formation. Once you pass "No Sweat" the trail starts to turn to the north and ends up coming to a "T". The Monster is the short wall directly in front of you. The large boulder at the trail junction is the bouldering problem "The Flatiron".

Climbing Season

For the East Bluff 04 - East Rampart area.

Weather station 3.7 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',3],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Monster

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Monster:
The Bodysnatcher   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 30'   
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Featured Route For The Monster
Rock Climbing Photo: Burt finds another pretty little obscurity.

Also Close to the Thing 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : The Monster
Start in the trail, where it passes between the wall and a tree. Your belayer will have to keep an eye out for hikers (there is room to step off to the side).Use juggy holds to get up on the bench. Work up the thin seam until you can move right to the corner, and finish up to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Monster formation
BETA PHOTO: The Monster formation

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By Burt Lindquist
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From: Madison, WI
Mar 20, 2002
The actual Monster Route is a butt hard overhanging crack to a large flake jug and then a wide kind of laybacking thing above. It is a pretty good onsight route as the gear is obvious. Just don't hang around long placing it as the route is a burly 510+. Short but really stout.