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Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Middle Earth : TOWERS OF TEETH : ... : Narsil (5.10- R)
By: Mike Housiaux When: 2 days ago

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Comments: that's the name of the route! Thanks Willy I was just waiting for someone to say it. Awesome sustained route. Willy seems to have infinite knowledge on this place!!!??? :)


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Middle Earth : TOWERS OF TEETH : ... : Narsil (5.10- R)
By: Mike Housiaux When: 3 days ago

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Comments: I'm thinking of the corner route. Is this route in the middle of the face then I know it.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Honey Moon Boulders : lune De Miel Boulder : Fires Of Passion (V5)
By: Mike Housiaux When: 3 days ago

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Comments: I thought this one was called, "The Ambiguously Gay Duo" ........ pretty sure that's what I heard.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Middle Earth : TOWERS OF TEETH : ... : Narsil (5.10- R)
By: Mike Housiaux When: 4 days ago

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Comments: Summit register says FA Paul Muehl, Pete Delannoy July 10, 1983?


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Honey Moon Boulders : lune De Miel Boulder : The Honeymoon (V1)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Aug 15, 2014

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Comments: Fun Warm up that is same climbing just a tad smaller than the Fenton Boulder over by Photographers Peak.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Honey Moon Boulders : Railgun Boulder : Railgun (V4)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Aug 14, 2014

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Comments: Don't expect to just send this thing. Its pretty tough and wears you down quick! Don't judge it by its looks. It stays hard till you pull over the top.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Camp Judson Road : Cell One Valley : ... : Skypager (V5)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Aug 13, 2014

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Comments: Your just mad that can do laps up this thing. ^ Its a V4 for me I can def. Agree with the height issue though it will feel hard if your shorter.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Outlets : Rapa Nui ( Easter Island) : Forgotten Roots (5.10b/c)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Aug 2, 2014

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Comments: This route has gotten I smidge harder due to some crucial crystals breaking off. Still flows great and is a great route.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Almost There Boulders : Captain Heel Hook (V2)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Jun 26, 2014

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Comments: I'd have to look back at my notes. It for sure has been climbed. Its gonna be in the Black Hills Bouldering Guide.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : South Seas : Critical View : Critical View (5.8)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Jun 20, 2014

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Comments: This route is now 5.6-5.7 at the hardest. good route!


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Outlets : Salisbury Plain : Cast In The Shadows (5.10b PG13)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Jun 11, 2014

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Comments: Been some action on this "lost" route. Lost as in not much action the past couple of years. Seems to have 3 bolts not sure on the fourth? Looks super easy turns out this one makes ya think. I'd say coming from harbinger to this route the people I was climbing with thought 5.10 B/C for it. I feel it is not 5.10-. IMHO. Nice work BK figured it was yours but wasn't sure. If I'm not mistaken didn't you say the 5.11 had been removed?


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Camp Judson Road : Cell One Valley : ... : Award Tour (V5)
By: Mike Housiaux When: May 7, 2014

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Comments: This problem cuts left towards the top of the arete on slopers. The direct variation has been done by a couple of people. Its an excellent problem. Someone needs to add the sit.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Middle Earth : Photo
By: Mike Housiaux When: Apr 26, 2014

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Comments: Willy you should have done a guide! :) I know this dude making a bouldering guide that could have used your help! Hope all is well man.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : The Blackjack Pots : Colorado-Minnesota Block : ... : Photo
By: Mike Housiaux When: Apr 26, 2014

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Comments: Its been done. As with most down in this area. I have taken two big groups down there. One last year and one this year. Awesome area.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Irie Heights : North Nostril Cave : The Cheat (V7 R)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Mar 31, 2014

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Comments: There is a sit that starts down LOW on good chalked holds. The Chester Moves right on good holds into The Cheat ( V7). Also, If you don't get the small crimps at the end prepare for a body slam of massive proportions. :)


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem...
By: Mike Housiaux When: Mar 25, 2014

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Comments: Hey Matt,
I find the best times are late summer/ Fall and Spring being the best for cooler temps and the best friction. Hope this helps.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Camp Judson Road : Cell One Valley : ... : Skypager (V5)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Mar 19, 2014

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Comments: For some its gonna feel V4 others V5/6. One of the best at Rushmore!


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Chopping Block : Meat Counter : Static Cling (V4)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Mar 18, 2014

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Comments: Indeed it is confusing but for accuracey and now its a name that has been given to a boulder problem and a sport route. I was once told this problem may have been done in the late 70s. Long before the sport route i'm guessing.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : The Quarterways : The Gate Keeper (V7)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Mar 16, 2014

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Comments: Bring a brush the gash is a little gritty still. This problem is hard and in a way awkward. It took me about 3 days to finally figure it out. I'm sure some could flash it easily. Glad to hear people working it. I had to get a high left foot out left and then jump for the right side where the block curves down. If you look closely you can see a small bad indent to hit. Make a scary mantle and it's over.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : The Quarterways : Addy's Arete (V4-5)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Mar 16, 2014

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Comments: Someone needs to add the sit to this.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Almost There Boulders : Torso Fritter (V7-8)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Mar 4, 2014

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Comments: This problem is Unrepeated as of 2014. DD showed me the actual Sds line. What people climb now is just a SDS to Open Wide (V5). DD pointed the exact line out on a hike. It starts slightly right of Up The Funk and moves left into Open Wide.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Camp Judson Road : Cell One Valley
By: Mike Housiaux When: Feb 19, 2014

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Comments: STROLLER.......!


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Old Baldy Frontside : Sports Action Boulder : Flow Kennel Company (V4-5)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Feb 18, 2014

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Comments: Hey Willy,
You are correct. It is the next problem left of LadyFingers.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Irie Heights : Irie Heights Boulder : Virgin Surgeon (V7)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Feb 16, 2014

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Comments: Lee,
Your info sounds more accurate. Either way I definetky want to give this problem a try next time I'm out. Lees Mantle is a hard contrived problem. I did hear you were working it and from the people I got this info from said that it included a weird lock off that seemed only you could do right. From what I'm told it is behind the backside of The Lily Pad Boulder? If not I'll keep asking around. Hmmm.... I know of some other obscure problems you possible did as well I guess it's best to ge... more >>


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Photo
By: Mike Housiaux When: Feb 15, 2014

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Comments: Fun line with cool cavity features!


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