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Chockstone Tower

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Cup of Humble Tea T 
Aloha TR 
Bitch, The T,TR 
Chockstone T,TR 
Chockstone Express T,TR 
Henry Aaron TR 
I'll Take the Lead T 
Just a cent  T 
Little Miss Roundheels T,TR 
No Nuts Allowed T 
Scream, The T,TR 
Son Of A Bitch, The T,TR 
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Chockstone Tower  

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Elevation: 65'
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Housiaux, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Mike Housiaux on Mar 29, 2010
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Chockstone Tower is an ultra classic tower in Palisades State Park. Many fun routes up it. Routes vary from the "West Slab Route"5.3 to "Aloha" 5.12. Great Dihedral is " The Bitch " 5.8-5.9? This tower also has some fun face climbs. Split Rock Creek roars less than 20 feet away so as you climb all you can really hear is the river a fun intense climb.

Getting There 

When Entering into Palisades State Park hang a left and drive up the road a ways till you can pull off and park. Walk down the stairs and when you come to the bottom continue going straight following the path Chockstone Tower is at the far end where the trail looks like it dead ends but really keeps going up and around the corner.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.5 miles from here

13 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',1]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Chockstone Tower:
Henry Aaron   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     TR, 65'   
The Bitch   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 65'   
The Son Of A Bitch   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 65'   
Little Miss Roundheels   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, TR   
Aloha   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     TR, 65'   
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No Nuts Allowed 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  SD : Palisades State Park : Chockstone Tower
The bottom is a bit rocky so a pad might be nice other than that just follow the crack....[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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