Elevation: 5,292 ft
GPS: 43.883, -103.463 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Mike Madsen on Jun 12, 2019
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty
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Description

This is a formation between Pointy Little Devil and Kindergarten Rock. This is a sub formation within the Monster Proper area. The formation was first climbed by Mike Engle and Vern Phinney in 1985 Ground up. Dark Tower ( 5.8+) is a Rushmore classic.

Getting There

From the climbers Kiosk off HWY 244. Hike North for about 300 feet until there is a wide gully. Monster formation (tall) should be on your right side. Look for the faint climbers trail and hike/scramble up the gully. This will lead you right to Kindergarten Rock on your left as you skirt around it. Point Devil and Dark Tower on your right.

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5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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