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Lightning Creek

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Lightning Creek Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.7522, -103.7619 View Map  Incorrect?
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Eric Gilbert starting out on the perfect pockets.

Description 

Several different limestone areas 15 Min. West of Custer towards Jewel Cave.
Bouldering and Routes.

Getting There 

Take Hwy 16 (Mt. Rushmore RD) West out of Custer for about 15 minutes. Just past the Horseback Rides is Lightning Creek RD(Fdr 288) on your Right. Follow forabout a mile until the road splits. There is a prow right at this junction and the bouldering sits on the South side of this prow and the routes sit in the shade around the corner on the Northside.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 8.6 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Lightning Creek

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lightning Creek:
House of the Rising Sun   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 40'   Tsunami Wall~
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Featured Route For Lightning Creek
Rock Climbing Photo: Brian Rhodes on House of the Rising Sun

House of the Rising Sun 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  SD : Lightning Creek : Tsunami Wall~
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