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Cleaver  


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Location: 43.88532, -103.46903 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Housiaux, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Peter Gram on Jul 29, 2002
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Description 

Cleaver is sandwiched in between Chopping Block and Meat Counter. The giant chockstone that hangs in this area is held up on the left by Cleaver. Although this rock isn't to large, it holds a few popular routes. Wisconsin Beef is a good 5.10, and then there is also a good unnamed 5.9 to its left.

Getting There 

Walk up the hill on a trail between Wrinkled Rock and Chopping Block until it is possible to head left. Walk around until you see the giant chockstone. Cleaver is to the left of the chockstone.

Climbing Season

For the Chopping Block area.

Weather station 1.0 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['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 Cleaver:
Pin Route   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Freaky Deaky Frog Juice   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Wisconson Beef   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport   
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A cool smokey morning on Tender Tips

Tender Tips 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Cleaver
This route is very thin at times plus steepens up to just past vertical for a couple of body lengths. There are multiple cruxes with the true business being the exit moves from the steep headwall near the top. A nice dosage of both thin balancy type moves combined with steeper big hold/big move climbing. Nice position with a great summit view. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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