The Grotto is the name of the primary rock at West World.
Follow directions as described in the West World climbing area.
Climbing Season For the Mount Rushmore National Memorial area.
Weather station 1.3 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Grotto
Stems From Controversy 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a SD
: Mount Rushmore National Mem...
: ... : Grotto
This route starts from the ledge on the left side of the wall. There is a water groove that turns into a box type dihedral with double cracks that this route follows. Prepare to test the rubber on your shoes on this route. Move up and right into the groove then follow feature of distinction to anchors. The crux is protected with gear you will hve to place. A must do pitch...Full stem ahead! The name is derived from all of the false accusations being made at the time by a climber who has done ver...[more] Browse More Classics in SD