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Bird's Nest

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Boylesque S 
Girlie Man S 
Ladies in Love aka: Lesbian Lovers S 
North Crack T 

Bird's Nest Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,250'
Location: 43.8869, -103.467 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Housiaux, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Brent Kertzman on Jan 1, 2008
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Description 

Sheltered, with morning sun and afternoon shade. Easy access with excellent rock quality for hard people.

Getting There 

Park at Wrinkled Rock Trailhead. Follow the the access trail/old road east/southeast to the South Seas Area. The first real rock summit on your left is Bird's Nest (about three minutes from the parking area). Keep walking past Bird's Nest until a trail veers left from the old road into a corridor. Ladies in Love and Boylesque are both in the corridor.

Climbing Season

For the South Seas area.

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Bird's Nest

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bird's Nest:
Boylesque   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Ladies in Love aka: Lesbian Lovers   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Bird's Nest
Rock Climbing Photo: Andrew Busse about to crux on "Boylesque"...

Boylesque 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a  SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Bird's Nest
The route climbs mostly on crystals including some neat moves on slopey dykes. There is a distinctive crux on this route. Count on lots of 5.10 moves with occasional rests....[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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