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Some of the upper layers of rock are full of pocke...

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Limestone area. The Niagra Escarpment runs right through Horicon. There are a few spots where it pops up. Most of them are chossy and broken up, but there are some nice areas.

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Not much of a sit-start possible here, but you can grab, waist-high, one point in front and to the right, and reach your left hand around to the side. Place your feet and drop your butt as close to the ground as you can.  <br /> <br />You can see in the image a semi-circle cut into the rock before the crux; you can match both hands here and reposition your feet for the reach. Finding holds for both hands hereafter might require a tricky move. Top out into dense shrubbery, or hang on the top to finish.

Dangerous Music V2- 5+  WI : Horicon : Ledge Park
The climb is pretty straight-forward. There are a half-dozen obvious holds. The crux of the problem is reaching for and getting past the big reach up to a crack on the overhang....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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The lower 2/3s of ~80% of the length of the ledge is chossy, but this gives an idea of height. The ledge goes from 15-60ft in places, and if you're willing to look, you'll find a handful of prime samples of rock -- Ledge Park
The lower 2/3s of ~80% of the length of the ledge ...

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