Comments: Great bad weather alternative to Red Rocks
We got snowed out in Red Rocks and this made for an adventure. It's not for the faint of heart. Every route we did (only 5 routes) peeled through layers of rock like an onion. Think of it as having the technical aspects of slab climbing with the flying projectile fun of ice climbing. That said we had a fantastic time and being granite we didn't have to wait for it to dry out after the rain. I'm trying to organize this section on MP and I don't know... more >>
Comments: I found a set of fat hexes a great help. Whatever the rating (5.8 or 5.9), it felt like a 'serious' climb. The next day we did Stolen Chimney on Ancient Art and despite the harder rating it was a much more comfortable climb.
I am going to be in the area the weekend of March 8-10. What would the good winter/south-facing routes in the Custer and Rushmore area? My primary interest would be in multi-pitch up to 5.9. Thank you very much for whatever help you can provide.