Type: Sport, 130 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Kirtis Courkamp on Jul 16, 2013
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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Your time will not be wasted when you climb this route; nor will it be wasted when you climb this route again because it was so dam fun. A steep wandering bolted route that uses a brilliant mix of large jugs and in-cut edges to provide an exhilarating experience. The route never seamed run out and was supper fun all the way to the top. My friend accidentally spelled the route like this Waist Knot ?? :) The bolt line can be challenging to spot but there are two little bushes growing out on this route.


On the SE corner of Tower of Teeth


8 bolts an an optional #1 master cam
Bonus Beta: extend every bolt other wise suffer from rope drag


I believe the credit for the "official first accent" for this route has been lost to the annuals of time. However, an "updated" first accent can probably be credited to Darryl Stisser and Reggie Walters.

I also believe that this is one of those Black Hills climbs that falls into the category of "If you only have time for one climb at (insert location/at this grade) make it this one." THIS ROUTE IS SICK! Jul 16, 2013
Dave Molash
Rapid City, SD
Dave Molash   Rapid City, SD
I love the optional #1 mastercam for protection. Beware of breaking rocks when pulling the rope down! ^_^ Jul 22, 2013
Wilson On The Drums
Woodbury, MN
  5.8 PG13
Wilson On The Drums   Woodbury, MN
  5.8 PG13
long sling every bolt to minimize drag. awesome route that is very consistent and just keeps coming. this route is pg-13 for sure so be ready when you leave the ground. 15-20ft between each bolt. Aug 9, 2013
Alex Zucca
Salt Lake City, UT
Alex Zucca   Salt Lake City, UT
You need 2 ropes to do this route. A 70m will leave your rope ends still 20 feet off the ground. Lead up the route, and belay the second from the top. Have your second bring up a second rope for the rappel. May 20, 2016