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Spire on the northeast end of Emancipation. Holds routes such as: Royal Flush, Gambler, Ace In the Hole.
Follow the trail in the gully between Monster and Emancipation. The trail will head uphill and to the right after a few hundred yards, follow this to the crest and northeast end of emancipation. There are a couple boulders on this hillside the bouldering crew should check out sometime.
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Royal Flush 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 200'
The Gambler 5.12+ 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport, 2 pitches, 115'
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Start immediately right of the huge chockstone, following the left line of bolts to 1 or 2 gear placements up to a bolted anchor on a ledge. Belay or continue to the top being mindful of rope drag. The next section is fun face climbing up the dihedral and crystalline crack to the top of a pillar with a bolted anchor way off right. Don't belay here, instead go straight up and yard over the roof to the summit and final anchor. Two options to descend. Rap all the way back to the anchor for the pote...[more] Browse More Classics in SD