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Vertical Adventure has been offering the best in Devil's Lake rock climbing since 1997, continuing to grow as we provide guided Devil's Lake Climbing trips, Kayaking, Adventure Lodging, and Zip lining with adventures available to a variety of groups...more
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S5975 Park Rd, Devils Lake State Park, Baraboo, WI 53913-9286
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

I brought a group of 21 people, seniors to young adults, for a weekend adventure retreat. These guides are great, planned all the logistics of climbing, kayaking and the meals! We just had to show up. Climbing was scary for some but Vertical Adventure Guides...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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JugglerOne, Manager at Vertical Adventure Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thanks so much! We look forward to doing it again!

Reviewed 29 July 2018

Awesome experience. Joel and his wife were great. It was my first experience. Both were highly encouraging. Certainly recommend without hesitation

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

This was our first time climbing outdoors and it was awesome! We weren’t sure what to expect when doing our own research but Joel and Diane were very basic and to the point about their routines and ways of doing things which we really liked....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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JugglerOne, Manager at Vertical Adventure Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 7 June 2018

This was our first time climbing outdoors. Joel was a great guide and had all of the ropes set up before we even arrived. Just a short hike to the bluff and we were good to go. It was a bit cold for the kayaks...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JESSICA C
JugglerOne, Manager at Vertical Adventure Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thanks so much, your crew was awesome to hang with!

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

My mom and I have been doing Vertical Adventure Guides for 2 years now! This year I brought my fiancé in on the fun! Our guide Joel was amazing, always a fun and encouraging person to be around. He takes us to different places so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 13 May 2018

For the third year in a row, Boy Scout Troop 3 from Wilmette, Illinois spent a wonderful weekend of camping and rock climbing. Joel and his crew did a superb job teaching the adults and scouts proper climbing techniques and encouraging each scout as they...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Coming from a California adventure business owner, I know when an adventure is executed correctly and safely versus when it’s not. Especially when I am taking family with me to enjoy what I love doing. Vertical Adventure Guides were absolutely professional from first contact and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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JugglerOne, Manager at Vertical Adventure Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

That's awesome- Thanks so much and we will see you again soon!

Reviewed 19 February 2018

We went Ice climbing this weekend in Starved Rock State Park, and we had an amazing time ! Joel, Dave and the rest of the team have been very helpful with booking the activity online (they allowed us to squeeze in the already fullbooked group)...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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JugglerOne, Manager at Vertical Adventure Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Awesome, thanks so much!

Reviewed 18 February 2018

Ice Climbing at Starved Rock this weekend was blast with Joel and the Guides! I would go on another adventure with them anytime. Vertical was very responsive and informative before the trip was booked and throughout the entire experience. I've never climbed anything before and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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JugglerOne, Manager at Vertical Adventure Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thanks Jenny, you did awesome! C U soon!

Reviewed 15 February 2018

Joel was our guide along with Ken, very friendly and great guides! We were able to scramble up a hill and repel down the frozen waterfall and then climb it multiple times and repel back down. Tons of fun and a smaller group. I would...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank rtchi2016
JugglerOne, Manager at Vertical Adventure Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thanks so much!

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