All Locations > South Dakota > The Needles Of… > Mount Rushmore… > Magna Carta > Marker > Middle Marker Area
Avg: 2 from 63 votes
|Type:||Sport, TR, 90 ft|
|FA:||Mike Engle Free Solo Equipped: Ron Yahne, Jeff Whittle, Bob Archbold 1994|
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|Shared By:||Anonymous Coward on Sep 30, 2001|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty|
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DescriptionSolo System is found just to the left of the large boulder described under 'Star Dancer' - a slab angling just a bit to the climber's left.
A fun route and a good introduction to Rushmore friction. For most of the route there are nice, big crystals for the hands and feet. At a couple points, however, you 'get to' make a couple pure friction moves. The climb gets easier the higher you get.
Once at the top you can rap down or walk off to climber's left. Note that it is physically possible to set up a TR here, but you'd be setting yourself up for a big swing if you fell - not recommended.