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West Bluff Central  


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Location: 43.42032, -89.73701 View Map  Incorrect?
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A good way to get your pad down the talus.

Description 

Extensive if somewhat spread out bouldering area, mostly in the talus below the West Bluff. Accessed off of the Tumbled Rocks Trail.

Getting There 

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Climbing Season



Weather station 3.4 miles from here

82 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',22],['2 Stars',47],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',14],['V2-3',30],['V4-5',7],['V6-7',18],['V8-9',8],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',5],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West Bluff Central:
Book of Glass    V0 4     Boulder   Super Slab Area
Super Slab   V0 4     Boulder   Super Slab Area
Boulder Across from Pete's Pebble   V2 5+     Boulder   500 ft. Boulder Field : Pete's Pebble
Rhoads Rash   V2 5+     Boulder, 12'   500 ft. Boulder Field : Dumpster Boulder
Weekly Pickup   V3- 6A     Boulder, 15'   500 ft. Boulder Field : Dumpster Boulder
Dumpster Diving   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   500 ft. Boulder Field : Dumpster Boulder
P.Stachio   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   500 ft. Boulder Field : The Stache Boulder AKA Dog ...
Jenga   V6 7A     Boulder   Super Slab Area
Magnum PI   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   500 ft. Boulder Field : The Stache Boulder AKA Dog ...
A View to Kill   V6 7A     Boulder   500 ft. Boulder Field : 500 Foot Proper
Moo Stache   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   500 ft. Boulder Field : The Stache Boulder AKA Dog ...
Hungry Hippos   V7 7A+     Boulder   Super Slab Area
Storm Troopers   V7 7A+     Boulder   500 ft. Boulder Field : Pete's Pebble
Power Bottom   V7 7A+     Boulder   Clusterf@&% Area (aka Lost ...
Moj   V8 7B     Boulder   Super Slab Area
Hungry Hungry Hippos   V8 7B     Boulder, 15'   Super Slab Area
Regular Route    V9 7C     Boulder   500 ft. Boulder Field : Half Dome Boulder
Sticky Icky   V9 7C     Boulder, 10'   Super Slab Area
Real Power   V10- 7C+     Boulder, 20'   Clusterf@&% Area (aka Lost ...
Purple Dragon   V10 7C+     Boulder   Super Slab Area
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Featured Route For West Bluff Central
Jenga

Jenga V6 7A  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Super Slab Area
Start down left on obvious jug, and work your way out right to corner and up to top. The Double heel hook works great to hold yourself on.Brian originally rated this V7, however, it does feel a bit easier....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

Photos of West Bluff Central Slideshow Add Photo
The famous West Bluff Diving Rock, aka Pete's Pebb...
The famous West Bluff Diving Rock, aka Pete's Pebb...
West Bluff Central: The 500ft and Slant boulder fi...
West Bluff Central: The 500ft and Slant boulder fi...
Another boulder found above the slant boulder fiel...
Another boulder found above the slant boulder fiel...
Large boulder found half way up the slant boulder ...
Large boulder found half way up the slant boulder ...
Vince on Moj.  Great boulder problem.
Vince on Moj. Great boulder problem.
This boulder is also above the slant boulder field...
This boulder is also above the slant boulder field...

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By Peter Arndt
Aug 27, 2009
The "Diving Rock" is called "PETE's PEBBLE". Any Baraboo Kid could tell you that. Just North is "Rock 8" which was more for sunbathing and eyeing up chicks. And any Baraboo kid could tell you that as well.
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