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Devils Lake Climbing Guides

Devils Lake State Park, S5975 Park Road, Baraboo, WI 53913
+1 608-616-5076
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Great guides, excellent routes, awesome experience

I have used DLCG twice and both times had a great experience. Lead guides were Nick the first time... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Downers Grove, Illinois
Excellent day of climbing with a professional and friendly guide

Went climbing at Devil's Lake over Labor Day weekend with a couple of friends. We drove up from... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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Devils Lake Climbing guides offers high-quality rock climbing and rappelling instruction for beginning and intermediate climbers from the only AMGA-certified guides in Wisconsin. We offer Climbing Trips for beginners, families, and groups eager to get out on the rock and try outdoor climbing for the first time. We teach technical anchor and lead climbing courses, suitable for 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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Devils Lake State Park, S5975 Park Road, Baraboo, WI 53913
+1 608-616-5076
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

I have used DLCG twice and both times had a great experience. Lead guides were Nick the first time and Sarah the second time. They both were very helpful. Others have written about Nick, so I will write about Sarah. She led us up a...More

Thank joesoelberg
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Went climbing at Devil's Lake over Labor Day weekend with a couple of friends. We drove up from Chicago and camped nearby. Had an awesome experience with our guide, Nick. He was professional, experienced, friendly, and picked climbs that perfectly suited our skill level. I've...More

Thank timmybleg
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent two days climbing at Devil's Lake with guides from DLCG. They were outstanding! We were newbies to the area and they perfectly matched our abilities to the routes they chose, the approach difficulty, and even the style of climbing we're...More

Thank J MARK F
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Nick was an excellent climbing guide. He's clearly experienced, knows what he's doing and seems to have a ton of stories to tell if you ask. At the same time, he makes your experience a priority and caters the trip around your goals and experience....More

Thank leebert0
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Devil's Lake Climbing Guides are true professionals. The entire process - from early questions to booking reservations to preparations for the day of climbing - was easy, informative and friendly. Several climbs were already set up for us upon hiking in, and after a safety...More

Thank north_strongbeard
Reviewed August 1, 2017

I have gone out with Devil's Lake Climbing Guides (DLCGs) on three separate occasions each with a different guide, and my WFR course was sponsored by DLCGs. I have been out with other groups for both rock climbing and mountaineering over the years, and what...More

Thank Ben C
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

We hiked the west bluff up, up, up. Not for the weak. And then down to walk along the lake among the boulders. We hiked for 4 hours. There are campsites there too I recommend

Thank fancypants2014
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Nick and his crew are amazing guides. A group of 6 of us had a gnarly time. We were challenged and had some great instruction on how to progress our skills. Our group had varying levels of skills and they were able to accommodate everyone...More

Thank Petey S
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Thank you Devils Lake Climbing Guides and especially Kevin who was so much fun to hang out with for the day and made our first time on real rock such a great experience. He set up some fantastic routes of different skill levels and difficulties...More

1  Thank lucynicol
Reviewed August 9, 2016

My boyfriend and I had never been rock climbing before so we did an half-day evening course and it was perfect. Our instructor and guide James did an amazing job of getting us oriented with the basics and telling us about the history of Devil's...More

1  Thank Leah H
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