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YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, Sport, 95'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Eddy Begoon and Tracy Ramm- -1990
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Submitted By: Jon Marek on Feb 5, 2010

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Kodah. A couple fist and finger sized cams will g...

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Climbs north arĂȘte . Starts in a wide crack on the west some gear and move up the bolted arĂȘte.


Northeast side of blade, crack to face.


couple big pieces for initial crack.
5 bolts. Anchor on top

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By JimmyHann
From: Rapid City
Oct 13, 2014
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13

This route is awesome! I don't know why it doesn't get more traffic? Classic Rushmore slabing up a beautiful arete with great exposure!! That being said, just make sure you have your head right and enjoy the ride!
By Kirtis
From: Rapid City, SD
Apr 22, 2015

I second that Jimmy every word you said in your post is spot on. This route is superb giving the other 5.9 classics in the area a run for their money.

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