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BOULDERING AROUND THE TOWN OF CUSTER, SD

This page is for the wonderful bouldering around the small town of Custer. In recent years the area has been producing good area after good area. The amount of rock here is endless! Areas like the Swamp Boulder,the American Outlaw Boulders, Ironhorse Boulder and The Chickenpox Boulder are roadside making for a quick outing or a relaxing day.

The Town Of Custer South Dakota

Getting There

RAPID CITY TO CUSTER

Head out of Rapid City on US 16 towards Hill City.
After about 15 miles you will merge into 385.
Head out of Hill City on 385 south towards the town of Custer.

Weather

This area can be bouldered year around. During the summer months expect afternoon showers move through that quickly dry up.
In some freak weather cases expect some light hail that is nothing to worry about as in July 2015....

Little Hail Storm of 2015.

27 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Custer Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2 5+
 3
Warm Up V3
Boulder
V2+ 5+
 3
UN-Happy Feet Traverse
Boulder
V3 6A
 6
Corpse Reviver
Boulder
V3 6A
 9
Lugano
Boulder
V4 6B
 4
Orgeat
Boulder
V4 6B
 4
The Art Of Flight
Boulder
V6 7A
 7
Sazerac
Boulder
V6 7A
 3
Tepidus
Boulder
V6 7A
 3
A Loyal Hoss
Boulder
V7 7A+
 4
TessArete
Boulder
V7 7A+ PG13
 5
Flying Tiger
Boulder
V7 7A+
 3
Heavens to Mergatroyd
Boulder
V7+ 7A+ PG13
 3
Bonanza
Boulder
V8 7B
 4
TessArete Sit
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Warm Up V3 American Outlaw… > TessArete Boulder
 3
V2 5+ Boulder
UN-Happy Feet Traverse American Outlaw… > Post Meridian
 3
V2+ 5+ Boulder
Corpse Reviver American Outlaw… > Meridian Boulder
 6
V3 6A Boulder
Lugano American Outlaw… > TessArete Boulder
 9
V3 6A Boulder
Orgeat American Outlaw… > Meridian Boulder
 4
V4 6B Boulder
The Art Of Flight American Outlaw… > TessArete Boulder
 4
V4 6B Boulder
Sazerac American Outlaw… > Meridian Boulder
 7
V6 7A Boulder
Tepidus Swamp Boulder
 3
V6 7A Boulder
A Loyal Hoss Bonanza Rd Boul… > Guns & Spurs
 3
V6 7A Boulder
TessArete American Outlaw… > TessArete Boulder
 4
V7 7A+ Boulder
Flying Tiger American Outlaw… > TessArete Boulder
 5
V7 7A+ PG13 Boulder
Heavens to Mergatroyd Bonanza Rd Boul… > Snagglepuss
 3
V7 7A+ Boulder
Bonanza Bonanza Rd Boul… > Bonanza Boulder
 3
V7+ 7A+ PG13 Boulder
TessArete Sit American Outlaw… > TessArete Boulder
 4
V8 7B Boulder
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