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Cracker Barrel T,TR 
Garden Path T 
Great Crack, The T,TR 
Greatest Generation T,TR 
Greatness T,TR 
Greatness is Subjective TR 
Moon Rock T,TR 
Moon Walk TR 
North Chimney T,TR 
Rock Garden T,TR 
Smoooth Bush T,TR 
Steak Sauce T 

Great Tower  


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Submitted By: Scott Manzzullo on Oct 22, 2002
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Description 

The Great Tower is a excellent spot for many reasons. For one, it's close to Cleos Amphitheater. For two, it has lots of easy to moderate climbs, and for three it's in sun most of the day.

Getting There 

Take the Tumbled Rocks trail to the 150 foot wide boulder field, ascend a faint trail on the south side of boulder field. Great Tower is the second exposed outcropping. Great Tower is 100 west of (above) Sun-top Tower.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.7 miles from here

12 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',5],['5.8',2],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Great Tower:
The Great Crack   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR   
Garden Path   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 70'   
Rock Garden   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 80'   
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The Great Tower, The Great Crack

The Great Crack 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Great Tower
Great Crack is a nice long climb on Great Tower in the Prospect Point Towers formation. Start on low angle easy rock and climb up to a nice ledge. From the ledge head left up inside corner. Do a tough layback in the corner crack and pull up to another good ledge. Follow the path of least resistance to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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That's a "1983" at the bottom.  Tom moved on to Colorado last I heard.
That's a "1983" at the bottom. Tom move...
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Vinny, after sacrificing his shirt for the greater good of a cleaner ass.
Vinny, after sacrificing his shirt for the greater...

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By Anonymous Coward
Jan 30, 2003
it is so fun.