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Location: 43.4189, -89.6895 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Burt Lindquist, Doug Hemken, Chris treggE, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: EB on Dec 18, 2009
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Found a boulder in the woods? There were a few sl...


the junkyard boulder is a beautiful sandstone boulder and hosts approx. 10 problems on it and a good traverse as well. The climbing is mainly gently overhanging and the wall is littered with quartzite stones ranging from pebbles to toaster size. Probably the best sandstone boulder in the park due to the quantity of routes on it. problems range from V0- V5

Getting There 

The most brainless approach is to hike the new(er) access road just west of the old sandstone parking area. Simply hike the road for about 15min +/- and you'll run right into the thing. There is a shorter/flat approach which is more complicated(email me for info)

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.6 miles from here

1 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Junkyard Boulder
Dynamic move up right to sloperish jug.

Slap It V3 6A  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Junkyard Boulder
Two hand start left on boulder (on a hold with grooves). Dynamic move up right, up to a jug and top out. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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Think i'll try this one?
Think i'll try this one?
Cleaning the boulder.
Cleaning the boulder.
Felt like 5.10.  I don't know how to grade boulder...
Felt like 5.10. I don't know how to grade boulder...
Sweet bouldering....
Sweet bouldering....
Yes- get to stretch my aging back.
Yes- get to stretch my aging back.
Panoramic shot of the area.
Panoramic shot of the area.

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From: Winona
Dec 18, 2009
Burt Lindquist posted some pics of this a while back. maybe he would resubmit them for us?
By Paul Campbell
From: Waukesha, WI
Dec 18, 2009
Here is a link to one of the pics that shows the main face of the boulder. mountainproject.com/v/wisconsi...
By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
Dec 18, 2009
Burt, if it's cool I moved your pics here. ce
By Burt Lindquist
From: Madison, WI
Dec 19, 2009
No problem Chris. I was thinking I should eventually post Junkyard Boulder as its own area. Not a ton of bouldering routes on this isolated boulder but the routes are pretty darn good I think.
By Jason Springer
Jul 30, 2013
Approximate Coordinates: 4325'8", -8941'22"
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