Wrinkled Rock is the big hump of granite on the right as you walk up the Chopping Block approach trail. This is the hardman crag at Rushmore - just about everything is hard, with the difficulty topping out on Lizzy Beam's Desire, a Todd Skinner 13d/14a.
From the car, walk up the Chopping Block approach trail. After a strenuous 30 second walk, Wrinkled Rock comes into view.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Wrinked Rock:
Wrinkled Rock 5.8 Variation 5.8 Trad, 1 pitch, 50 feet
Double Chin 5.11+ Sport, 1 pitch, 50 feet
Lizzy Beams Desire 5.14 Sport, 50 feet
Featured Route For Wrinked Rock
A Wrinkle In Time 5.11+ SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Wrinked Rock
Must do classic! A well engineered route that is not your typical plumb line climbing. Follow the left to right rising squiggly dike for about 35'. Traverse is somewhat tricky. Then pulling onto the slab will test your granite skills. Straight up from here, crossing several more dikes, bring finger size gear for a couple spots (do-able without, but nice to have). At least for sure one .5 camalot, I think. ...[more] Browse More Classics in SD