Truman Tower Rock Climbing
Truman Tower on the left. White House Wall on the...
This is the major formation protruding from the base of Emancipation, looker's left of White House Wall.
Park at Emancipation/Inner Marker Pull-off.
Follow the trail that divides Marker and Emancipation ascending to the right to gain Emancipation. Truman Tower is located at the very base of Emancipation next to White House Wall.
Climbing Season For the Emancipation area.
Weather station 0.7 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
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Featured Route For Truman Tower
The Buck Stops Here (AKA "The Truman Motto") 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c SD
: Mount Rushmore National Mem...
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Pitch 1: 5.11aStart on the lowest pt of Truman Tower in a 10' crack. Follow the crack to the face past a couple of bolts trending up and right around a corner to gain a major crack that diagonals back to the left. Follow this crack to a ledge, belay here. Pitch 2: 5.10From the belay ledge follow the vertical crack up past the bulge through a series of parallel vertical cracks to gain a weakness below the headwall, follow this weakness and crack system up and left past a set of anchors and 1 bo...[more] Browse More Classics in SD