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Vertical Adventure Guides

S5975 Park Rd, Devils Lake State Park, Baraboo, WI 53913-9286
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First Time outdoor climbing, from gym to rock

This was our first time climbing outdoors. Joel was a great guide and had all of the ropes set up... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JESSICA C
2nd year even better!!-Rappelling

My mom and I have been doing Vertical Adventure Guides for 2 years now! This year I brought my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kristen C
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Vertical Adventure has been offering the best in Devil's Lake rock climbing since October 1997, continuing to grow as we provide guided Devil's Lake Climbing trips, Caving, Cycling, Kayaking, and Zip lining with adventures available to a variety of groups and individuals. We are dedicated to providing safe and enjoyable programs to all of our clients.Baraboo and Devils Lake State Park area and SW Wisconsin
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“ice climbing” (17 reviews)
“rock climbing” (25 reviews)
“zip lining” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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S5975 Park Rd, Devils Lake State Park, Baraboo, WI 53913-9286
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"rock climbing"
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"zip lining"
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"nice ice"
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"frozen waterfall"
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"starved rock"
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"great exercise"
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"boy scout troop"
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"any age"
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"a lot of fun"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank JESSICA C
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JugglerOne, Manager at Vertical Adventure Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Kristen C
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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

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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

Thank Nel P
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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!

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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

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JugglerOne, Manager at Vertical Adventure Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Awesome, thanks so much!

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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

1  Thank Jenny D
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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!

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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

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JugglerOne, Manager at Vertical Adventure Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thanks so much!

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

My first time ice climbing and it was amazing!! Also got to repel the waterfall at the beginning which was a lot of fun also. Highly recommend, I will definitely try it again :)

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

This was an excellent adventure! Joel, the guide, was a gentleman and has a real sense of adventure. As soon as we met in the parking lot we were strapping on harnesses and crampons and hiking to the waterfall. The company is very responsive to...More

Thank Richard E
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JugglerOne, Manager at Vertical Adventure Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Thanks, glad you are hooked on ice climbing! See you again!

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Last Saturday evening, I joined a friend at Nice Ice ice climbing for a chance to ice climb for the first time. What a great time we had! Even though my friend had prior experience, we both learned a lot from Joel. Joel was extremely...More

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JugglerOne, Manager at Vertical Adventure Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Awesome, glad you liked it- Thanks!

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