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The Outlet Boulder

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The Outlet Boulder  

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The Outlet boulder is in between Inner and Outer Outlet. This Boulder holds two John Gill Problems. One is the Classic layback problem as seen in the movie, " Friction Addiction.

Getting There 

Park at the Sylvan Lake General store hike around the lake. Before the damn you should see a old tarmac road follow this till it runs to the Boat House from here Go on the western side of Inner outlet and up the gulley. The Outlet Boulder sits at the top in a saddle.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.0 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Direct North Overhang V6 7A  SD : Custer State Park : ... : The Outlet Boulder
This problem is a fun problem that is unlike any other in the area. John Gill put this problem up in the 1960s. Despite it being right in between inner and outer outlet it rarely see's ascents. Start with your right hand on a small crimp on the face to the right of the crack. left hand goes on a small protruding crimp on the lower part of the crack. Get high feet and knee bar into the crack. Move your right hand slowly through your other and into the crack. Adjust your feet at this point and go ...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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