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West Lies Mirkwood  

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Location: 43.8487, -103.5703 View Map  Incorrect?
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This formation is part of the Near Downs rib but a separate summit immediately to the NE. First ascent of this spire is unknown...??

Getting There 

To get to the N face hike into Middle Earth, passing by The Riddle, head down the rocky trail then bust left into a narrow, grassy gully. Walk up to peak of gully, Mirkwood will be on the left.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.9 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West Lies Mirkwood:
My Feets, My Feets, My Precious Feeet   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
An Unexpected Journey   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
Knob Goblin   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
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Knob Goblin 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13  SD : Custer State Park : ... : West Lies Mirkwood
Stunning center line leaving you wanting more. Great incuts the whole way, yet thought provoking to reach each bolt. Bullet rock and a nice belay on top....[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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