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Axe Edge Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 5,241'
Location: 43.88452, -103.4634 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Peter Gram on Jul 29, 2002
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Axe Edge is the larger rock behind picture window. Many good thin routes are on its south and east sides. Breast Stroke is probably the best route on the rock, and it goes at 5.11b.

Getting There 

From the trailhead for Marker/Monster, walk left towards the Monster area. Walk past the high formations and up the hill. Near the end is the very distinctive Picture Window (large hole in the face). Axe Edge is the larger formation just behind it to the south.

Climbing Season

For the Monster North area.

Weather station 0.7 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Axe Edge

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Axe Edge:
Kodah   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 95'   
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Kodah 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Axe Edge
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