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Shakers Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.8833, -103.4623 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: The approach to "Pointy Little Devil", &...

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Description 

secluded area with short but steep scramble approach.

Getting There 

Left from Sign-in, take first right at "sidewalk ledge" and scramble up. When you reach the major cleft in the rock, a right takes you to Harlem and pointy devil, up and over takes you to CIC, and up and left will take you to the shakers.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.7 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Shakers

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Shakers:
Salt and Pepper Shaker   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     Trad   
Butter Knife   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad   
Pointy Little Devil   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport   
Skid Marks   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
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Featured Route For Shakers
Rock Climbing Photo: Midway up the route

Pointy Little Devil 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Shakers
From the climbers check in, head left down the trail. After going about 40 feet, turn right and then scramble up some boulders. After going up the boulders for about 20 feet the route will be about 15 feet on your right. Protection: 11 quickdraws plus an additional two for the anchors. A total of 13 draws total.Begin by climbing up the north ramp to a bolt. Fun delicate climbing on the face and arete with well placed bolts. Excellent summit!...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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