Schist Head Rock Climbing
|GPS:||43.882, -103.462 Google Map · Climbing Area Map|
|Page Views:||1,016 total · 11/month|
|Shared By:||Dave Rone on Aug 13, 2010|
|Admins:||Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty, Andrew Gram|
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This spire faces SW, so it gets sun most of the day. There is a schist band running horizontally about 20 feet up, as well as a schist cap on top. Rock quality is good, with a variety of climbing on schist, quartz knobs and crystals, and granite flakes.
Getting There [Edit]
The shortest approach in Rushmore! This spire lies directly between the Inner Marker and Hwy 244. The base of this spire is 100' south of the Monster parking area, and less than a minute from the road!
Classic Climbing Routes at Schist Head
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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