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Emancipation Boulders

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Upper Emancipation 

Emancipation Boulders  

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This is a GREAT! bouldering area right off the road. There is a classic boulder problem 30 ft from the parking. Although slightly scattered in the woods, everything is close together and of high quality.

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Weather station 0.7 miles from here

38 Total Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Emancipation Boulders:
SPAT   V2 5+     Boulder   Daddy's Area : SPAT Boulder
Atomic Weiner   V2 5+     Boulder   The Manhattan Boulders : Atomic Boulder
The Cavity   V3 6A     Boulder   Upper Emancipation
Slant Eyes   V3+ 6A+     Boulder   Daddy's Area : Mini Marker
The Southern Oracle   V5 6C     Boulder   The Oracle
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Featured Route For Emancipation Boulders

The Cavity V3 6A  SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Upper Emancipation
Get your friends together and bring all of the pads you have for this absolutely classic problem. Why? Because you guys are about to climb the best V3 in South Dakota and unfortunately it doesn't have the best landing. Start on big sidepulls at five feet and get into the "CAVITY". Now get a big undercling and reach up to a sidepull up and left...reach with your right hand over the lip to a jug using intermediates if needed. I'd recommend going to the top and cleaning off the pine needles before ...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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