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Devils Lake Climbing Guides

Devils Lake State Park, S5975 Park Road, Baraboo, WI 53913
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Learning about and Assembling Anchor Systems from the Get Go

I attended Anchors I & II during the first week of April 2018. I would highly recommend this class... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Roblm29
Thrill of Lifetime

This was a breathtaking and exhilarating experience! I was with 10 women from my hiking group... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
laurio652
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Elgin, Illinois
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Devils Lake Climbing guides offers high-quality rock climbing and rappelling instruction for beginning and intermediate climbers from professional instructors certified in technical and wilderness medicine. We offer climbing, rappelling and SUP trips for beginners, families, couples and groups eager to get out on the rock and try outdoor climbing for the first time. We teach technical anchor building and lead climbing courses suitable for more experienced climbers who want to start leading their own self-guided trips. If you want to get out climbing in the Midwest, you won't find a better option than climbing with us at Devils Lake!
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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Devils Lake State Park, S5975 Park Road, Baraboo, WI 53913
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I attended Anchors I & II during the first week of April 2018. I would highly recommend this class for those interested in learning about climbing outdoors in a small group setting (we had two guides and four students). Both classes were experience based learning...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a breathtaking and exhilarating experience! I was with 10 women from my hiking group, with the youngest at 55 years. Nick and Bridger were amazing instructors, emphasizing safety and allowing us the freedom and time to ask questions and practice on solid ground...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nick and all of his guides were extremely professional, safe, welcoming, funny, and made the day an over all wonderful experience! I would highly recommend checking them out for your next trip. Climb, build anchors, from beginner to experienced these guys are the best!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

What an incredible experience! Challenging and exhilarating....I'm still riding the high of accomplishment and can't wait to go back and do it again! I was one in a group of 10 ladies from Trailbound Trips and just meeting up with Nick in the parking lot...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the second adventure I've had with DLCG and it keeps getting better every time. Hands down it is a blast from the beginning to the end. Don't think twice about spending the money. In my opinion it's worth every penny. Thanks Nick and...More

Thank Seth R
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I didnt quite know what to expect when I signed up for rock climbing and rappelling. I was with a group of ladies and NIck and Bridger were awesome instructing and making us feel safe. They explained every safety feature in place and didn't push...More

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Nick W, Owner at Devils Lake Climbing Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the kind words, Helen. It was a pleasure to have you out with us. We applaud YOU for pushing yourself to try new and adventuresome things well outside your comfort zone. I'm glad to read you say "next time," we will be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience with Nick and his guides was superior in every way. First, they are super vigilant about safety, taking every precaution and teaching you how to do the same. Second, they are terrific teachers -- very clear, thorough, patient, highly encouraging and calm. Third,...More

1  Thank Carol R
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Nick W, Owner at Devils Lake Climbing Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Carol, we are such huge fans of Trailbound Trips. The way you inspire women to get active and stay active is hugely inspiring. Thank you for trusting us with your clients and coming back for more fun!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an awesome time with the Devil's Lake Climbing Guides and Black Diamond this past weekend. Got to spend some time climbing on ropes that they set up and then had an informational lesson about using trad gear and setting anchors. Our large group was...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

If you truly want to "send it" and scale up the side of a mountain then look no further than Devils Lake Climbing Guides. Our guide and DLCG owner Nick did a wonderful job ensuring we had a great time while feeling comfortable and safe....More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

A friend and I recently went out with Nick and Dawson for the open group climb, and had a great time. We have been climbing indoors pretty avidly for the past couple of months, and were super happy to get out with such knowledgeable and...More

Thank Brenndan R
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Nick W, Owner at Devils Lake Climbing Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thanks for much for these comments, Brenndan. We had a great time with you and the group and will look forward to climbing again next year. Enjoy your fall and winter, hopefully we'll have lots of snow/ice and good outdoor recreation opportunities!

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