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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 121
Bolts for Bobs
Aug 2, 2015 · Followed after Ben led for his first 5.8 lead.
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 206
Waves
Aug 2, 2015 · Led full route second time on it. Hot August day. Last summer trip to the hills. Fun to bring Ben up this one.
Sport 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 169
Second Hand Rose Arete
Jun 28, 2015 · Let BE lead and then I followed to the summit
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 83
Valdez Overhang
Jun 27, 2015 · Led with BE during weekend climbing/camping trip.
Sport, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 69
Solo System
Jun 27, 2015 · Led with BE following. Easy route, can walk off/scramble down the back
Sport, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 99
Pointy Little Devil
Jun 27, 2015 · Led with BE. Long and sustained route. Very tricky
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 181
Gossamer
Jun 27, 2015 · Led with BE following. Great fun and a little scary.
Trad, Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 18
Beyond Beauty
Jun 27, 2015 · Easy route, great view. Watched the sunset over the hills with BE on this one.
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 63
Fintastic
Jun 27, 2015 · Led with BE on weekend trip to hills. Beautiful weather, camped far back in wrinkled rock.
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 71
Just Jugs
Jun 27, 2015 · TR after fintastic with BE. Weekend trip to hills
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 2
Hurry Up
Jun 14, 2015 · TR'd with Cody Meendering. Named Hurry Up because of hikers that were watching us and told us to hurry
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 2
Firm Handshake
Jun 14, 2015 · TR'd with Cody Meendering. Named it Firm Handshake due to the jug at the end that you get to shake
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 5
Round House and Running
Jun 14, 2015 · Climbed with Cody Meendering on TR. sandy holds, but it was fun. Better route to the right of the arête.
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 83
Valdez Overhang
Jun 14, 2015 · TR'd after Cody M led. Climbing day with Matt Schlimgen during one of Ben's baseball tournaments. Great powerful moves to nice jugs. Very different from most Rushmore climbs.
Sport, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 169
Second Hand Rose Arete
Jun 14, 2015 · Nice route. Led to the second bolt after some rain and slipped off and took a fall. Sliced my finger. Got back on later with some tape on the finger and followed Matt Schlimgen up. Scrambled up passed the chains to a false summit on the Hornet's Nest. Gre
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 206
Waves
Jun 14, 2015 · Amazing challenging beginner line. Led the second pitch after following the first with Matt Schlimgen and Cody M
Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
Watch for the Bees
Jun 12, 2015 · Climbed just before sundown after Ben's baseball tournament. Easy flash on TR with bees near the top. More routes and TR bolts in the area. Bring long slings/cord for anchor building over edge.
TR
V0 4
 15
Center Roof Problem
Jun 12, 2015 · Checked out this Boulder during one of Ben's baseball tourneys. Met some nice locals who showed me the routes. Many more harder routes that are worth doing. Definitely high. Did without a pad about 5th attempt.
Boulder
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 23
Afghan Hound
May 23, 2015 · First successful 5.9 lead. Great crack climbed near sundown on last night of Ten Sleep trip.
Sport 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 20
Labradoodle
May 23, 2015 · Led before Ben C. Great route!
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 13
Shitzu
May 23, 2015 · Good start to a blank face that felt more like 5.10. Holds possibly broke off? Used crack to lead
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
 4
HDC 203
May 23, 2015 · Led after Ben Carper and had to bail due to hail rain and lightning. Came back later and retrieved the bail biners and successfully sent. High first clip, but probably not quite PG13.
Sport 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 6
Seems Like Old Times
May 22, 2015 · First Ten Sleep Canyon route! Led before Ben C.
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 76
Douggie and Jimmy's Excellent Ad…
May 22, 2015 · Led before Ben Carper near sundown on first Tensleep trip. Massive jug pocket for the finishing hold. 'You could camp in there.' -Ben
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 63
Fake Snake
May 22, 2015 · Led after Ben Carper on a chilly evening near sunset. Easy and short. Good views.
Sport
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 43
Ivy Right
Apr 15, 2015 · Followed after Mary led with trad gear. First trip to Blue Mounds.
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 71
Just Jugs
Jan 3, 2015 · TR'd in the snow.
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 63
Fintastic
Jan 3, 2015 · Led with a belay from Dad. Spontaneous winter trip to the Hills. Top of the route was covered in snow. 35 degrees and windy.
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 8
Golden Spike
Jan 2, 2015 · Nice route. Led with dad belaying
Sport, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 6
Choo Choo
Jan 2, 2015 · First route led on a winter trip with Dad. Great south-facing wall for winter climbing.
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 81
Dirty Earnie
Sep 14, 2014 · Nice big crack. Led, Ben seconded
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 135
Shark's Breath
Sep 14, 2014 · Led. Ben TR'ed. Lots of rope drag.
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 121
Bolts for Bobs
Sep 14, 2014 · Lead on a cold September morning. 35 degrees
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 15
Escape
Sep 13, 2014 · TR'ed after Funbags. Good warm up with Ben and Jami.
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 28
Fun Bags
Sep 13, 2014 · Led. Ben and Jami TRed
Sport, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 23
Old Number 8
Sep 13, 2014 · TR. Ben TR'ed too
Sport, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bolts for Bobs Needles Of Rush… > … > S Seas > Borneo
 121
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Aug 2, 2015 · Followed after Ben led for his first 5.8 lead.
Waves Needles Of Rush… > … > S Seas > Shipyard Rock
 206
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Aug 2, 2015 · Led full route second time on it. Hot August day. Last summer trip to the hills. Fun to bring Ben up this one.
Second Hand Rose Arete Needles Of Rush… > … > S Seas > Hornets Nest
 169
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Jun 28, 2015 · Let BE lead and then I followed to the summit
Valdez Overhang Needles Of Rush… > … > Chopping Block > Chopping Block
 83
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, TR
Jun 27, 2015 · Led with BE during weekend climbing/camping trip.
Solo System Needles Of Rush… > … > Marker > Middle Marker Area
 69
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport, TR
Jun 27, 2015 · Led with BE following. Easy route, can walk off/scramble down the back
Pointy Little Devil Needles Of Rush… > … > Monster North > Shakers
 99
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Jun 27, 2015 · Led with BE. Long and sustained route. Very tricky
Gossamer Needles Of Rush… > … > Monster North > Picture Window
 181
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Sport
Jun 27, 2015 · Led with BE following. Great fun and a little scary.
Beyond Beauty Needles Of Rush… > … > Chopping Block > Veiny
 18
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Jun 27, 2015 · Easy route, great view. Watched the sunset over the hills with BE on this one.
Fintastic Needles Of Rush… > … > N Park > Veiny
 63
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Jun 27, 2015 · Led with BE on weekend trip to hills. Beautiful weather, camped far back in wrinkled rock.
Just Jugs Needles Of Rush… > … > N Park > Veiny
 71
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Jun 27, 2015 · TR after fintastic with BE. Weekend trip to hills
Hurry Up Rapid City Area > Meat Packing Plant > Upper Cliff
 2
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Jun 14, 2015 · TR'd with Cody Meendering. Named Hurry Up because of hikers that were watching us and told us to hurry
Firm Handshake Rapid City Area > Meat Packing Plant > Upper Cliff
 2
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Jun 14, 2015 · TR'd with Cody Meendering. Named it Firm Handshake due to the jug at the end that you get to shake
Round House and Running Rapid City Area > Meat Packing Plant > Upper Cliff
 5
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Jun 14, 2015 · Climbed with Cody Meendering on TR. sandy holds, but it was fun. Better route to the right of the arête.
Valdez Overhang Needles Of Rush… > … > Chopping Block > Chopping Block
 83
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, TR
Jun 14, 2015 · TR'd after Cody M led. Climbing day with Matt Schlimgen during one of Ben's baseball tournaments. Great powerful moves to nice jugs. Very different from most Rushmore climbs.
Second Hand Rose Arete Needles Of Rush… > … > S Seas > Hornets Nest
 169
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Jun 14, 2015 · Nice route. Led to the second bolt after some rain and slipped off and took a fall. Sliced my finger. Got back on later with some tape on the finger and followed Matt Schlimgen up. Scrambled up passed the chains to a false summit on the Hornet's Nest. Gre
Waves Needles Of Rush… > … > S Seas > Shipyard Rock
 206
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Jun 14, 2015 · Amazing challenging beginner line. Led the second pitch after following the first with Matt Schlimgen and Cody M
Watch for the Bees Rapid City Area > Meat Packing Plant > Upper Cliff
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Jun 12, 2015 · Climbed just before sundown after Ben's baseball tournament. Easy flash on TR with bees near the top. More routes and TR bolts in the area. Bring long slings/cord for anchor building over edge.
Center Roof Problem Rapid City Area > Meat Packing Plant > Vegan Boulder
 15
V0 4 Boulder
Jun 12, 2015 · Checked out this Boulder during one of Ben's baseball tourneys. Met some nice locals who showed me the routes. Many more harder routes that are worth doing. Definitely high. Did without a pad about 5th attempt.
Afghan Hound Ten Sleep Canyon > Hound Dog Crag
 23
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 2 pitches
May 23, 2015 · First successful 5.9 lead. Great crack climbed near sundown on last night of Ten Sleep trip.
Labradoodle Ten Sleep Canyon > Hound Dog Crag
 20
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
May 23, 2015 · Led before Ben C. Great route!
Shitzu Ten Sleep Canyon > Hound Dog Crag
 13
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
May 23, 2015 · Good start to a blank face that felt more like 5.10. Holds possibly broke off? Used crack to lead
HDC 203 Ten Sleep Canyon > Hound Dog Crag
 4
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 Sport 2 pitches
May 23, 2015 · Led after Ben Carper and had to bail due to hail rain and lightning. Came back later and retrieved the bail biners and successfully sent. High first clip, but probably not quite PG13.
Seems Like Old Times Ten Sleep Canyon > Dry Wall > Seems Like Old Times
 6
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
May 22, 2015 · First Ten Sleep Canyon route! Led before Ben C.
Douggie and Jimmy's Excelle… Ten Sleep Canyon > Mondo Beyondo > Dream Land
 76
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
May 22, 2015 · Led before Ben Carper near sundown on first Tensleep trip. Massive jug pocket for the finishing hold. 'You could camp in there.' -Ben
Fake Snake Ten Sleep Canyon > Mondo Beyondo > Dream Land
 63
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
May 22, 2015 · Led after Ben Carper on a chilly evening near sunset. Easy and short. Good views.
Ivy Right Blue Mounds SP… > Prairie Walls Area > 5. Saturday Buttress
 43
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR
Apr 15, 2015 · Followed after Mary led with trad gear. First trip to Blue Mounds.
Just Jugs Needles Of Rush… > … > N Park > Veiny
 71
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Jan 3, 2015 · TR'd in the snow.
Fintastic Needles Of Rush… > … > N Park > Veiny
 63
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Jan 3, 2015 · Led with a belay from Dad. Spontaneous winter trip to the Hills. Top of the route was covered in snow. 35 degrees and windy.
Golden Spike Needles Of Rush… > … > Old Hill City Rd > 1880 Wall East
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
Jan 2, 2015 · Nice route. Led with dad belaying
Choo Choo Needles Of Rush… > … > Old Hill City Rd > 1880 Wall East
 6
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Jan 2, 2015 · First route led on a winter trip with Dad. Great south-facing wall for winter climbing.
Dirty Earnie Needles Of Rush… > … > S Seas > Bull Rock
 81
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Sep 14, 2014 · Nice big crack. Led, Ben seconded
Shark's Breath Needles Of Rush… > … > S Seas > Sharks Fin
 135
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Sep 14, 2014 · Led. Ben TR'ed. Lots of rope drag.
Bolts for Bobs Needles Of Rush… > … > S Seas > Borneo
 121
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Sep 14, 2014 · Lead on a cold September morning. 35 degrees
Escape Needles Of Rush… > … > S Seas > Tit Rock
 15
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Sep 13, 2014 · TR'ed after Funbags. Good warm up with Ben and Jami.
Fun Bags Needles Of Rush… > … > S Seas > Tit Rock
 28
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport, TR
Sep 13, 2014 · Led. Ben and Jami TRed
Old Number 8 Needles Of Rush… > … > S Seas > Reef 1
 23
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
Sep 13, 2014 · TR. Ben TR'ed too