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The Chessmen

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The Chessmen  


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Description 

Traditional climbing area - a group of rocks south of Horsethief Lake in the Black Elk Wilderness.

Getting There 

Approach from Horsethief Lake.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.8 miles from here

13 Total Routes

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


Featured Route For The Chessmen
Negotiating the crux

Stiff Richard 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  SD : Horsethief Lake Area : ... : Limp Richard
Awesome varying finger crack up the center of the face. Crux is obvious and somewhat long. The rest of the route still fun and challenging. Somewhat runout easy face to end it....[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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