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West Bluff - Misery/Cottage Rocks

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West Bluff - Misery/Cottage Rocks Rock Climbing 

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The Cottage Rocks area contains the formations above the cottages on the south end of the West Bluff. Included in the area are Stettner Rocks, Lincoln's Chair, The Pantry, Misery Rocks, Dutchman Rampart, Porkchop Buttress, and Split Tower.

Getting There 

To find the Cottage Rocks area park at the south end of the lake across the road from the boat landing (or you could park at the North Shore and hike south along the Tumbled Rocks Trail). Head toward the cottages. The area is generally located above the cottages.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.6 miles from here

62 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',24],['2 Stars',26],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in West Bluff - Misery/Cottage Rocks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Bluff - Misery/Cottage Rocks:
Fat Man's Misery   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     TR, 45'   Misery Rocks
The Bone   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 60'   Porkchop Buttress
Can Can   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad   The Frigate
Jacob's Ladder   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 50'   Porkchop Buttress
Half Moon   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR   Split Tower
The Bone Variation   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   Porkchop Buttress
False Perspective   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR   Misery Rocks
The Pooper   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad   The Frigate
Pillow's Edge   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Trad, 50'   Misery Rocks
Weeping Wall   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     TR   Misery Rocks
Breadboard   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     TR   The Pantry
Wailing Wall   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     TR   Misery Rocks
Code of the Sea   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     TR   The Frigate
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Rock Climbing Photo: Justing Running up breadboard 9/10/2004

Breadboard 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : The Pantry
This climb is the flat face to the right of Pantry Right, Pantry Shelf, Pantry Corner.Climb the center of the face and don't use the cornersFlat face climb that is very fun. Big long balancing and reaching move and execellent climb on the west bluff....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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