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Never Say Never Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Mike Housiaux on Aug 30, 2010


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Never Say Never is Between Fat Buttress and The Great North Wall. It has wonderful top rope options. The face climbs tend to be a little dirty and have our 8-legged friends crawling about. You can Rappel down on the face to a ledge down by the water for the face climbs. For the Overhang ( Never Say Never 5.10b) You can set up great Top Rope anchors in the cracks above the overhang. Do a classic Pali-Traverse with the rope hooking it on to a person rappelling down the face. Also helps to have a type of tag-line running to these routes as it is easier to get back to the ledge.

Getting There 

Park at the first parking lot across from the 1800's bridge. Hike up the trail the first open area is Fat Buttress Keep hiking to the next Buttress of finger this is Never Say Never.

Climbing Season

For the Palisades State Park area.

Weather station 6.5 miles from here

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Never Say Never 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b  SD : Palisades State Park : Never Say Never
(SUPER BETA) 2 Ropes is great for these routes. After Rappelling down the face on to the ledge below. Make sure either you have found a way to get the rope hanging above NEVER SAY NEVER to the ledge or rappel down with the rope attached to you. Once there you can have your belayer hook in to anchor themselves around the tree on the ledge. From here you will want to climb up roughly 3 feet and then traverse left around a corner that is pretty simple. Next from here you make your way around the ne...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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