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Elevation: 5,400'
Location: 43.83921, -103.50531 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Housiaux, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jon Marek on Mar 24, 2011
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Description 

Borglum Memorial is the small dome next to the wrinkled rock campground across the street from the rest of Chopping Block. On the north side is a steep schist wall and a pile of boulders, on the south-west side of this dome is the route Borglum Memorial. Easy slabs on the east face behind the outhouse access the top. The Trash Can boulders are a good way to start or end the day. The rock is good and the problems are all good and usually work sharp crystals.

Getting There 

Walk 20 seconds from camp.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.2 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Boulder 4 with routes a, b, and c. (red, yellow, b...
Boulder 4 with routes a, b, and c. (red, yellow, b...
Boulder 1 with routes a, b, and c (blue, yellow, r...
Boulder 1 with routes a, b, and c (blue, yellow, r...
Boulder 4 and 5, red route on boulder 5 looks hard...
Boulder 4 and 5, red route on boulder 5 looks hard...
Boulder 3, sds. grade unknown, looks pretty contri...
Boulder 3, sds. grade unknown, looks pretty contri...
Michael Madsen climbs a V7 in the Trash Cans. PHOT...
Michael Madsen climbs a V7 in the Trash Cans. PHOT...

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By Wilson On The Drums
From: Woodbury, MN
Jun 30, 2013
Great area, short approach, and a variety of problems in the V0 - Vhard range. I presume Mike Olsen nabbed many of the FAs here hence the large number of red dots scattered amongst the boulders. Hopefully these pictures help a bit for anyone looking to get out and get some sends. If anyone knows names and grades please post up.
By Greg Parker
Administrator
Jul 1, 2013
Mike Olsen actually added dots AFTER many of these were sent by Dave A., Eric Sutton, myself....
By Wilson On The Drums
From: Woodbury, MN
Jul 1, 2013
Thanks for the awesome info/beta Greg, I've heard similar things about the red dots going up after problems had already been sent or established. I'll get the routes up on here to reflect that info as well as change some of those colored lines. This is a great area with really fun routes.