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Misery is so named for the feeling one gets when attempting to climb here on the weekend. Ease of access and many good beginner climbs (along with some pretty hard routes) makes this a very popular area for groups.
To access Misery, head up the West bluff trail from the South until you see a freeway off ramp-style pull off. If you have reached Cleo's Ampitheater, you have gone too far.Follow this dirt trail to the top of the cliff.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Misery Rocks:
Fat Man's Misery 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c TR, 45'
The Pillow Right Side 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, 1 pitch, 35'
The Pillow 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
False Perspective 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Pillow's Edge 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad, 50'
Weeping Wall 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Wailing Wall 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b TR
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Fat Man's Misery 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Misery Rocks
Fat Man's Misery climbs inside the "cave" at Misery Rock between Wailing Wall and Pillow's Edge. Use the west face at first and then onto solid corners of "the pillow" to get into a body sized chimney. Don't go too far into the chimney otherwise you'll feel the route's namesake. Finishes on top of "the pillow."...[more] Browse More Classics in WI
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