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Location: South Dakota : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Old Baldys Melon Patch : Fly By Boulder : Fly By Shooting (V4)
By: Mike Housiaux When: 1 day ago

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Comments: Probably V3/4 i think. I've seen alot of climbers not get this one right away. I was on it 3 days ago and it looked normal?


Location: South Dakota : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Brilliant Boulder
By: Mike Housiaux When: Jan 4, 2017

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Comments: Cronin has a unique problem over here.....


Location: South Dakota : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Irie Heights : The Candy Lands Boulder : I want to Rock (V4)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Jan 4, 2017

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Comments: Greg or Lee do you guys know the other problems in order and where abouts they kind of start. This one i need to go back and update some stuff. Also theres a plethora of 2-3 move mantle problems around this thing. I know Mark E climbed them one day obvious lines. Thanks guys!


Location: South Dakota : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Irie Heights : The Candy Lands Boulder : I want to Rock (V4)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Jan 3, 2017

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Comments: Thanks guys! i knew the names and that Schawb named them didn't know the exact lines!


Location: South Dakota : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Old Baldy Frontside : Stalemate Boulder
By: Mike Housiaux When: Dec 29, 2016

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Comments: Long Traverse into this is a fun variation.


Location: South Dakota : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : The QuarterWays : The GateKeeper Boulder (L) : The GateKeeper (V8-)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Dec 7, 2016

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Comments: Had to clean this area up with that had to delete the old information. Here is what it did read: March 16, 2014 -"Bring a brush the gash is a little gritty still. This problem is hard and in a way awkward. It took me about 3 days to finally figure it out. I'm sure some could flash it easily. Glad to hear people working it. I had to get a high left foot out left and then jump for the right side where the block curves down. If you look closely you can see a small... more >>


Location: South Dakota : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Irie Heights : Scary Trees Boulder : Scary Trees (V7-8)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Nov 13, 2016

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Comments: Traverse in from the left has been done around V6/7 with a nice sit. Endurance feeling


Location: South Dakota : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Old Baldy Frontside : Lillipad Boulder : ... : Photo
By: Mike Housiaux When: Oct 5, 2016

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Comments: The Classic shot! I noticed the two photos...TWO funny. ;)


Location: South Dakota : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Outlets : Campground Boulder : ... : Photo
By: Mike Housiaux When: Sep 14, 2016

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Comments: seam by his left foot is start hold with left hand


Location: South Dakota : Rock Maze : South Central (Main Area) : Southern Discomfort Boulder : Flossy Tips (V3)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Sep 13, 2016

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Comments: This problem has been done long ago I believe. I have climbed the line many times as an alternate warm up. Likely late 70s early 80s.


Location: South Dakota : Custer State Park : The Playhouse Boulders : The Sign Boulders : Punks In The Park Boulder : Get Punk'd (V3-4 PG13)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Sep 5, 2016

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Comments: She's as good in real life as she looks. Lots of clean up from what it was.


Location: South Dakota : Custer State Park
By: Mike Housiaux When: Aug 27, 2016

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Comments: patience.... I have two copies and both were $40.oo on amazon great condition with maps ;)


Location: South Dakota : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Marker : Middle Marker Area : Micro-Climb (5.8)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Apr 18, 2016

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Comments: I don't recall any bad rock on this route. I have done it a few times as a warm up in the area. I see plenty of people on it. Have you climbed it recently mark? Maybe I need to relook at it. Thanks!


Location: Wyoming : Eastern Big Horns : Piney Creek Canyon
By: Mike Housiaux When: Apr 8, 2016

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Comments: cool! thanks for the response. Looks like a good area!


Location: South Dakota : Spearfish Canyon : Blue Sky : Roadside boulders : Mail box boulder : Photo
By: Mike Housiaux When: Apr 8, 2016

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Comments: Looks good man. I take it there are others in the vicinity?


Location: South Dakota : Palisades State Park : Upriver Boulder : Soul Music (V2)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Apr 8, 2016

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Comments: Look under North of Wounded Noggin.


Location: South Dakota : American Outlaw Boulders : TessArete Boulder : The Art Of Flight (V4)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Apr 6, 2016

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Comments: Someone should just send this thing. Its very enjoyable from start to finish.


Location: South Dakota : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Chopping Block : Veiny : Burley Buttress (5.10a)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Apr 4, 2016

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Comments: bouldery start for a move or two and then its over.


Location: South Dakota : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Honey Moon Boulders : lune De Miel Boulder : Fires Of Passion (V5)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Apr 4, 2016

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Comments: aptly named for john and matts love for each other.


Location: South Dakota : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : The Visitor Center : The Shredder (5.8) : Photo
By: Mike Housiaux When: Apr 4, 2016

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Comments: This picture doesn't do this climb justice. Judging by the picture you would think one would merely boulder this. Upon scrambling up to the base of this climb you realize this is a short but nice crack climb that is quite taller in person than in pictures.


Location: South Dakota : Iron Mountain : Rubrick's Ridge boulders : The Other Side of Things Ro... : Roadside Acracktion (V7-)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Mar 31, 2016

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Comments: this problem has seen some clean up and ascents since this was posted. It deserves a few stars as its a great problem now that all the lichen is off.


Location: South Dakota : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Rivendell Boulders
By: Mike Housiaux When: Mar 31, 2016

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Comments: are these the boulders between inner and outer outlet?


Location: South Dakota : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Outlets : Riddle
By: Mike Housiaux When: Mar 24, 2016

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Comments: The Joker 5.9x follows up just left of the arete into the flake up top on the left and then follows huge crystals to the top. The arete staying on the arete proper is an old 5.10 TR that was recently bolted. The face to the right of the arete is the classic Sundogs 5.11d. The bolted face on the west face is the original route 5.6


Location: Wyoming : Eastern Big Horns : Piney Creek Canyon
By: Mike Housiaux When: Mar 17, 2016

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Comments: Not that I plan to anytime soon. Just curious what are the bolting ethics in Wyoming? Curious is all. Thanks!


Location: South Dakota : Iron Mountain : Turtle Dome : Road to Nowhere (5.11a)
By: Mike Housiaux When: Mar 17, 2016

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Comments: boulder problem more or less.


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