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Routes in Campground Boulder

5.7ish TR V0 4
Bulge V2 5+
Central Yellow Wall TR V3 6A R
Classic Corner V4 6B
Classic Corner Variation V5-6 6C+
Far Left Yellow V2 5+
Free Aerial V1- 5-
Gill and I V9-10 7C+
Left Arete V5 6C
Left Yellow Wall V4 6B
Mantle V2 5+
North Mantle T V2-3 5+
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GPS: 43.846, -103.564 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Andrew Gram on Jun 25, 2002
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty
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This is one of the best boulders in South Dakota. John Gill apparently thought so too, and established a slew of classic lines on it. The imposing yellow wall has great highballs with bolted toproping anchors for mortals. Hard mantle problems, fun flakes, dicy edging, and delicate friction can all be had on this classic piece of stone.

Getting There [Edit]

Walk along the trail on the side of Sylvan Lake opposite the general store. After a few minutes walk, look uphill at the huge boulder. This is it.

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Jonathan Williams
Minneapolis
Jonathan Williams   Minneapolis
Anybody know where the "Outlet Boulder" with the classic V5/V6 sloping layback boulder problem is located? I walked all over Sylvan without happening upon it. I don't see it it listed.

Rockclimbing.com has it listed but locates it "between the outlets" which means nothing to me. Thanks! JW Apr 17, 2008
The Outlet boulder is accessed most easily by following the Sunday Gulch trail (starts just behind the dam) clockwise. Once the trail curves right and heads into some larger rock, walk up the gully between the outlets and it is notched right between the two. You will see a slab on your right that is bolted and heavily polished from the guiding that regularly uses it - go about 20 yards past this up the gully. Sep 8, 2016

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