Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Chris Hirsch
Page Views: 333 total · 3/month
Shared By: Mikel Cronin on Feb 12, 2009
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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Access Issue: Road open May 15- Dec 15 Details

Description

Climb vertical face right of large flake up to 10 foot horizontal roof. Pull out roof then climb 3 more bolts into top of Ho Chi Minh.

Location

One route right of Ho Chi Minh.

Protection

bolts open shuts

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Mikel Cronin
Rapid City, SD
  5.13a
Mikel Cronin   Rapid City, SD
  5.13a
Just a reminder to those that are going into the VC. The only public way in is the back way off of Sheridan lake road. The Dark Canyon access is not open to public even if you walk or ride your bike. You still cross private property! Vehicle clearance can not be your excuse for not going the back way. Many low clearance cars have made it down the back road.
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Mike Sep 13, 2009
Chris Hirsch
Rapid City, SD
Chris Hirsch   Rapid City, SD
I take back what I said about it being a height dependent crux. Today a person of relatively short stature figured out a way through the roof/crux. So it may be easier for taller folk, maybe. But it's hard to say since with such a unique climb. Nice line Mike!! Sep 13, 2009