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The Point / Beside The Point

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Gobs of Knobs S,TR 
LightSaber T,S 
Rocket Man S 
Tiny Knobs S 
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Wave Runner S 

The Point / Beside The Point  

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The largest formation in the Moonlight Ridge area. The view is nothing short of SPECTACULAR! Bring a rack and lots of draws... this area has it all. Mostly easy to moderate routes. Whatever route you choose, be SURE to summit and check it out!

Getting There 

The Northernmost formation in the Moonlight Ridge area. About a ten minute approach from the Needles Eye parking lot.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.3 miles from here

6 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Point / Beside The Point:
Gobs of Knobs   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     Sport, TR   
Rocket Man   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Wave Runner   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Wave Goodbye   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   
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Featured Route For The Point / Beside The Point
Use the crimp to the right, Luke.

LightSaber 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  SD : Custer State Park : ... : The Point / Beside The Poin...
To the right and around the bend from Gobs of Knobs awaits the true test of your Jedi skills. LightSaber is the premier gear route in this little corner of the galaxy. And while it is more fun than blowing up the Death Star without using a guidance system, it is not a route for those who think their fear might make them succum to the Dark Side. Starts with an unprotectable boulder problem which puts you up against a crack that is hard to navigate and even harder to read as far as gear placement ...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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