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Balancing Rock

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Balancing Rock Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Jeichmann on Oct 26, 2010
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Description 

Balancing Rock is the cool well... balancing rock formation in the southern part of the park. You can park before the volleyball court and you will see Balancing Rock trailhead. Climbs are on the Backside or water side of this formation.

Getting There 

Park right before volley ball area and see the Balancing Rock Sign proceed a few feet to see formation.

Climbing Season

For the Palisades State Park area.

Weather station 6.5 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',2],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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The Sun Is Shinning...The Ice Is Slippery V2-3 5+  SD : Palisades State Park : Balancing Rock
TO me this is the Gem of Palisades Bouldering. Start on a nice curved crimp hold and smear your feet on tiny pebbles. Your left hand goes to obvious pointing rock to your left. Pull up using pure friction moves stick the decent side crimp this is probably the crux as it is almost a deadpoint for some. Once you get the side crimp KNOW that the horizontal crack above is good and although you can't see it just stick it when you go for it. Pull up on the horn and your done. Sit start direct has been...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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