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Mikel Madsen

Rapid City SD( raised) and Bellingham WA (living)
36 years old · Male
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Member Since
Mar 18, 2010
Last Visit: Jul 15, 2024
8,682 Points
Point Rank: #68 DetailsDrop down

Mikel is in the Partner Finder
Best Times to Meet: late nights... of course.
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Trad 5.0 5.6
Sport 5.2 5.13b
Ice WI1 WI5
Mixed M1 M8
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Guidebooking for the Black Hills Bouldering Guide. Historian for the Black Hills. In 2022 Transplant to PNW. Have questions ask away!
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Dec 28, 2023
Jake Whittle had a video of them climbing it. I believe they named it Double Tap the grade he gave I believ… View Comment
Nov 30, 2023
Looks like the Double Tap wall? View Comment
Oct 13, 2023
I know where this is! I've climbed on this block. I actually asked John Gill about it one day. View Comment
Oct 12, 2023
The actual traverse line continues straight across not angling up. I've seen a-lot of variations to this ro… View Comment
Sep 18, 2023
V6 is the start? View Comment
Apr 7, 2023
Thanks for adding photos! View Comment

Forum Messages View All 8

General > General Climbing
Reply: If you had a month long road trip of the west, wha…
Mar 7, 2018 South Dakota. One of the few world class climbing places that even in the "busy" summer times you can have a place like The Needles, Mount Rushmore and Spearfish Canyon to your… View Message
Partners > Wyoming, Montana, & Dakotas Partners
Reply: Mellow climbing at Rushmore area Sep 22 or 23
Sep 25, 2017 Rushmore can be climbed year round. The weather window here is not normal for the hills. It can be raining in the Needles and sunny at Rushmore. Same applies to Spearfish Canyo… View Message
Partners > Wyoming, Montana, & Dakotas Partners
Reply: Devil's Tower / Black Hills Climbing
Sep 25, 2017 Hey John,   Let me know if you have any questions for the area would be glad to help in any way that I can. As for finding a climbing partner I will be busy during th… View Message
Regional > Wyoming, Montana, Dakotas
Reply: Needles South Dakota ICE CLIMBING ?!
Mar 8, 2015 Indeed, Brent thought I may have been the first although I didn't really matter. I have never heard anyone else climbing them. The pillar needs to be thick to lead. I broke it… View Message
Regional > Wyoming, Montana, Dakotas
Reply: looking for partner for spearfish today.
Feb 18, 2015 Sorry for the long waited reply Dustin. I can definitely hook you up with some good people just give me the ok and I will get you some contact info on some super friendly outgo… View Message
Regional > Wyoming, Montana, Dakotas
Reply: looking for partner for spearfish today.
Feb 10, 2015 Hey Dustin I know a lot of guys that would get out with you. I can give you there information if you'd like let me know! how long you around for? View Message
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