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Lightning Creek  


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Location: 43.7522, -103.7619 View Map  Incorrect?
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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



Weather station 8.6 miles from here

11 Total 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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lightning Creek:
Beach Whore    5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 50'   Tsunami Wall~
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
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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