This is the largest rock in the Photographer's Peak area. Many good routes are available. Most climbs on this are bolted, although some gear routes can be found. At least 15 routes climb Photographer's Peak.
Drive to the Photographer's Peak parking area described under the area directions. Photographer's Peak is the large rock closest to the parking. Routes run all around the rock, so approaches vary by route. At any rate, this is another classic one minute Needles approach.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Photographer's Peak:
Over Exposure 5.8 Sport, 1 pitch, 80 feet
Just Another Pretty Face 5.8 Sport, 60 feet
Cowboy Jazz 5.8 Sport, 1 pitch, 80 feet
Modeling in the Nude 5.11c Sport, 1 pitch, 80 feet
Aggressive Tendoncies 5.11c/d Trad, 2 pitches, 250 feet
Featured Route For Photographer's Peak
Just Another Pretty Face 5.8 SD : Custer State Park : ... : Photographer's Peak
Climb the face of a rib between two waterchutes. The first bolt is a ways up, and it is even farther to the 2nd bolt. Pass two more bolts, a piton, and then another bolt. Shares chain anchors with Cowboy Jazz , or take some gear and top out. ...[more] Browse More Classics in SD