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Abominable Snowman

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Abominable Snowman  

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Submitted By: Tater Tot on Nov 4, 2010

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This blade of rock is in the northern part of the Monster area and offers a lot of really nice new bolted lines as wells as old school routes, all long routes without much traffic nearby.

Getting There 

From the Monster sign in, head on the trail to the west and cut off to the right up a bouldery gully. After a little scrambling over 3rd class boulders, you'll jump a small gap and then see a very obvious trail. Follow this trail down and left through a medium sized corridor. The Abominable Snowman will be on your right. The base of it is really gravel-y and worn.

Climbing Season

For the Monster area.

Weather station 0.7 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['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 Abominable Snowman:
Too Easy for Hard Men   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Belmont Brie   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Corruption is Contagious   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 90'   
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Corruption is Contagious 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Abominable Snowman
Steep opening moves on giant crystals lead to a low crux and continue upward on classic Rushmore slab/crystal climbing. The true crux may be down low but this climb will put your slab skills to the test!...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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