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The Monster Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.41316, -89.71165 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Tom Anderson-Brown on Apr 16, 2002
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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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Rock Climbing Photo: May my balls stay where they belong now that this ...

The Bodysnatcher 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Wisconsin : Devil's Lake : ... : The Monster
The Bodysnatcher is a finger crack leading to an OW crack is a box, capped by a roof. Climb up cracks and exit around the roof to the left. The Bodysnatcher Direct: 5.10c, Climb the beginning of Bodysnatcher to the roof and pull straight over the roof. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Wisconsin

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

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By Burt Lindquist
Administrator
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.

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