A big adventure without a long hike. A stupendous feature for climbers who wish to climb away from the road and away from the crowds without hiking too far from their own vehicle.
Hike past Goldline and Sore Thumb. Look for the tallest chunk of rock around.
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Fenton-Oslund Route 5.8+ Trad, 1 pitch, 120 feet
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Fenton-Oslund Route 5.8+ SD : Custer State Park : ... : Exclamation Point
A great trad climb with just enough of a spook factor to give it a hint of headiness and an impending sense of danger. Much more than Goldline.Starts in the boulder field. Work your way up a crack system and move to the right into a larger crack system. The crux is escaping the pod you encounter about halfway up. The protection is good here, use some larger nuts and/or some smaller cams. Once you have escaped the pod you'll find yourself at a face with some crumbly, yellow rock. Move left and ar...[more] Browse More Classics in SD