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Location: SD : Spearfish Canyon : Sunshine
By: Wilson On The Drums When: 12 hours ago

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Comments: The parking for sunshine is 1.2 miles east of cheyenne crossing on google maps. The description of driving 26 miles into the caynon is if you are coming from I-90 and Spearfish. I prefer (if coming from rapid City) to take the exit at sturgis and go through deadwood/lead which will take you to cheyenne crossing. from here it is 1.1/1.2 miles. if you zoom on google maps you'll see the lot with a two track driveway on the SE side leading over a bridge. look even more closely on the north side of t... more >>


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Wrinkled Rock Campground
By: Wilson On The Drums When: 12 hours ago

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Comments: last i checked camping is allowed, they have an outhouse and specific tent slabs/spots that they recently installed. no campfires is the regular in the hills though.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Honey Moon Boulders : Cockran's Cave : Kindle Light Sleigh Ride (V5)
By: Wilson On The Drums When: 5 days ago

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Comments: better than the classics on the camp ground boulder? next time i'm in SD i might really only have time for one and i wanna play my cards right


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Emancipation : Dire Spire : Conn Route (5.7 R) : Photo
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Aug 21, 2014

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Comments: I wouldn't want anyone to get into hot water over such an awesome shot so I'll retract my statement and say it looks like it was taken from a helicopter*


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Emancipation : Dire Spire : Conn Route (5.7 R) : Photo
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Aug 21, 2014

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Comments: based on the angle I'm thinking this was taken by a drone..?


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Middle Earth : TOWERS OF TEETH : ... : Narsil (5.10- R)
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Aug 19, 2014

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Comments: You most likely climbed Shagrat, 5.10+ FA Paul Muehl and Pete DeLannoy 7/10/83. It's listed as being on the middle/north side of Carchost.


Location: MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Cyclops Area : Sleeping Bat in a Ziplock B... (5.10a)
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Aug 17, 2014

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Comments: the start is bouldery indeed and not 10a... might have been at some point and it's ok to mark this as 10a to keep with the history of the route but anywhere else or if the start of the climb was the finish of the climb it'd easily be 10b/c if not harder.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Middle Earth : TOWERS OF TEETH : ... : Trail of Teeth (5.5)
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Aug 16, 2014

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Comments: FA Pete DeLannoy and Cindy Tolle 6/83


Location: Wilson On The Drums : First Steps : Photo
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Aug 1, 2014

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Comments: working what most would agree to be the most classic V8 at Baldy


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Needles Eye : The Thimble : Photo
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Jul 30, 2014

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Comments: ^+1^


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Outlets : Youbet Jorasses : Inner Course (5.4)
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Jul 4, 2014

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Comments: to second what kirtis said you CAN barely get off with a single 70m. watch your ends!


Location: MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Winter Wall : Jump Start (5.10a)
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Jun 25, 2014

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Comments: don't let feriss' comment stop you from getting on this. it's a super fun and solid 5.10 and was not as gritty as a lot of the other routes at redwing tend to be. muscle moves down low and fun climbing up top.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Cathedral Spires : Eyetooth : Eyetooth (5.8) : Photo
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Apr 11, 2014

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Comments: red line in photo FA dennis horning, '89, oldschool 5.9 but not far off (5.10-) with good pro.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Middle Earth : Photo
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Apr 10, 2014

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Comments: again, middle earth is a complicated area and it usually takes me awhile to find what I'm looking for. I hope this helps. Please let me know if any formations are incorrectly labeled as this is from memory and general route descriptions on this site.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Middle Earth : Photo
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Apr 10, 2014

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Comments: middle earth is a complicated area and it usually takes me awhile to find what I'm looking for. I hope this helps. Please let me know if any formations are incorrectly labeled as this is from memory and general route descriptions on this site.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Cathedral Spires : Eyetooth : Eyetooth (5.8) : Photo
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Mar 28, 2014

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Comments: this should clear any confusion. sorry for the small size, but you can zoom in on it and then look at the picture posted by kirtis labeled "approximate route" to see the features better.


Location: SD : Horsethief Lake Area : The Playground : Playground Proper : Sultan's Tower (5.4 PG13)
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Mar 17, 2014

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Comments: https://www.facebook.com/blackhillsrockclimbing/photos/pb.10>>>

great route with a similar feel to spire 4 in the cathedral spires


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

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Comments: "Pretty straight forward problem to the right of Lady Fingers. Short hardest part would be the mantle."To the left of Lady Fingers a few feet." ... i would assume this is to the left of lady fingers?


Location: WY : Devil's Tower : Durrance Approach : Durrance (5.7) : Photo
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Feb 12, 2014

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Comments: Less is more on durrance due to the chimney and off-width parts. a set of bd nuts 4-13, a set of bd c4 cams from 0.5 to 3, and a couple of long slings is perfect. although not necessary, a bd c4 #4 can be placed on almost every pitch and is nice to have if this is your first route on the tower.


Location: MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Annadonia Area : Micro Balls (5.9+)
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Sep 27, 2013

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Comments: 10- seems legit for an onsight lead, 9 or 9+ is more appropriate if you have beta and know where you're going (aka hidden holds)


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Monster : Shakers : Pointy Little Devil (5.8) : Photo
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Sep 9, 2013

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Comments: There's a climb that goes up a two stage arete to a face located 180degrees behind PLD. It has about 11-12 black bolts and is 5.7-5.8ish. I believe this photo was taken from the top of that climb...


Location: SD : The VC : Hucky Sucky 5.10 Bucky (5.10b)
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Aug 21, 2013

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Comments: 80 feet is a rough guess, at 12 bolts this is probably the longest route in VC, 60m is plenty.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Outlets : Inner Outlet : Cold Feat (5.9)
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Aug 15, 2013

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Comments: variation is what makes climbing fun and unique to the individual. i must not have the span to make this a 5.7. i face climbed to the left of the first bolt and then did a tricky traverse to the right into the flake. my partner had an easier time and stemmed the whole first section. the top is definitely easier 5.7 (5.6 in spots) and is super fun. i agree with brent l that this is probably the easiest/fastest way to get a TR on 2 year plan, or even classic crack, it can be TRed with a single 70m... more >>


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Tenpins/Switchbacks : Not the Pawn (Other Pawns) : Just My Baby and Me (5.10+)
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Aug 9, 2013

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Comments: I'll add a photo once I get one. This route teeters on the 5.10+/5.11- grade, you be the judge as I've heard both.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Outlets : Inner Outlet : Cold Feat (5.9)
By: Wilson On The Drums When: Aug 9, 2013

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Comments: This route is sandbagged at 5.7 imo (5.7 rating comes from Touch the Sky). moves going through first bolt are easily 5.9. i would agree that after that the route is 5.7.


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