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Location: 43.8851, -103.4687 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Chris Hirsch on Oct 29, 2010
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On Slang through the trees. Beginning of the cruxy...
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Description 

This formation is just north of Pine Tree Rock and holds a few north facing routes, none of which summit. Any of the three summits can be reached by one of the chimneys/troughs. Fairly steep wall with some challenging classics on good rock.


Getting There 

Follow the trail south past the sign in kiosk into the largest gully in Chopping Block area. The trail will bring you right up to the wall before it reaches Pine Tree Rock.


Climbing Season


3 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Shrub:
Slang   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Slang 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : The Shrub
Begin with some moderate climbing and work your way into a strenuous undercling, at the third bolt, to prepare for the seam transfer. I personally find this crux move really difficult. Hard to trust the poor footholds. Then lieback and smear up past the hollow flake to a good rest. Navigate your way up a slightly tricky finish with one more really cool move to reach the anchors. A Piana classic that deserves more attention....[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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