Wrinked Rock Rock Climbing
Luke Kretschmar on Wrinkle Andrew Burr©
Wrinkled Rock is the big hump of granite on the right as you walk up the Chopping Block approach trail. This is the hardman crag at Rushmore - just about everything is hard, with the difficulty topping out on Lizzy Beam's Desire, a Todd Skinner 13d/14a.
Wrinkled Rock is named for the dykes lacing the face of this hulk. A Wrinkle in Time in particular follows a beautiful dyke that wanders across an otherwise blank piece of granite.
From the car, walk up the Chopping Block approach trail. After a strenuous 30 second walk, Wrinkled Rock comes into view.
Climbing Season For the Chopping Block area.
Weather station 1.1 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Wrinked Rock
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Double Chin 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a SD
: Mount Rushmore National Mem...
: ... : Wrinked Rock
On the right edge of the large low overhang that has Tomcat Tracer, but left of Atomic Slap project. Scamper up to get under the right side of the overhang, clip bolt on right then reach out right and clip again (might be wise to put a long runner on the first bolt), rest, pull over the jut, take a rest, then, following the vein, bravely search out the few crystals that aren't facing completely the wrong way . Take another rest, then up to the left, sling horn above. This climb was extra pump...[more] Browse More Classics in SD
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