This is the middle formation in the cluster of spires: Cornflake, Duckbill, and Kara. Duckbill features 3 routes that are bound to test your nerves. Only one of the routes is fully bolted, the 5.10 Cowboy Fever.
This cluster of rocks is the furthest climbable formations southeast of the Kiosk (while remaining in the South Seas Area). The guidebook mentions that the cluster is about 530 ft S-SE from the climber sign-in register.
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Duckbill 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b R Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
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Duckbill 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b R SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Duckbill
This route is a slabby mind-game that begins on the E arete of Duckbill. Scramble up the starting ramp to approach the crystal face on the right. Once up the face, traverse left and upward to a fixed bolt. Continue upward on a crystal face until you come to a horizontal crack that will take a couple pieces of gear. The easiest path from here is straight up the arete and to the summit....[more] Browse More Classics in SD