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Bull Rock

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Bull Rock 


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Submitted By: Peter Gram on Jun 6, 2005
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Description 

Bull Rock has newer bolted lines on it, as well as a crack climb. The bolted lines here tend to be steep and juggy.


Getting There 

Bull Rock is one of the few rocks in South Seas located between the old dirt road and the highway. The easiest approach is to park at the main parking lot, and start walking on the old road. Take the first right turn trail which leads to the rock after only a few feet.


Climbing Season


5 Total Routes


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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bull Rock:
Dirty Earnie   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Not Too Steep for my Lichen   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Slanting Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 35'   
Bull Headed   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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By Peter Gram
Administrator
From: New York, NY
Jun 6, 2005

There are 3 new routes on this rock, all near each other facing the old road through South Seas. Does anybody know the route names or ratings for these climbs? I found them all to be really good additions to South Seas. The bolt placements were smart and the climbing enjoyable.

By Anonymous Coward
Jun 28, 2005

I felt all three climbs were 5.8 with good rock, but the middle one is poorly bolted and has ground fall potential at the second bolt. 3 stars left, 1 star middle and 2 stars right but all worth doing.

By Aaron Costello
From: Rapid City, SD
Oct 21, 2005

Is this rock part of Squirrel Alley? If not, can I get some more descriptive directions?