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The Chessmen Rock Climbing 


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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

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 1.8 miles from here

20 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',3],['5.8',4],['5.9',4],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Chessmen

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Chessmen:
Stiff Richard   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 75'   Limp Richard
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Featured Route For The Chessmen
Rock Climbing Photo: 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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