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Routes in Upper Cliff

Firm Handshake TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Hurry Up TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Logans First T,TR 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Pigeon Poo TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Round House and Running T,TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Unknown 5.4 T,TR 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Watch for the Bees TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Elevation: 3,380 ft
GPS: 44.086, -103.244 Google Map · Climbing Map
Page Views: 905 total, 6/month
Shared By: Rick Phillips on May 3, 2006
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

Description

This is a fairly decent short crack that offers very good introduction to leading trad at an easy level. The rock quality is fair and the crack takes pro just about anywhere. I found that the crack can be well protected by medium to large hexes or cams. There is also a large tree at the top of the climb that can be slung for top rope.

Getting There

To get to the route follow the road Up from the Settlers Boulder on M Hill in Rapid City. The climb will come into view in about 1 minute after passing the Settlers Boulder and will be on the right.

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Carson Eisenbeisz
Pierre, SD
Carson Eisenbeisz   Pierre, SD
This is a sweet area of unique sandstone right in town. The "Unamed 5.4" title for the area is a bit deceiving because there are multiple TR routes up there. The area should be renamed something a little more creative and descriptive. Jun 15, 2015
LTomer
Wyoming
LTomer   Wyoming
There is seemed to be other routes to the right of this route. I have bolted chains right about 10-20'. Sep 6, 2006

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