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Bell Ringer Rock Climbing 


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Description 

South facing and 50 yards down hill from the pestering touristas. 70 foot spire, well bolted with 5 bolts (compared to the rest of the area)and chains to rap off of.

Getting There 

park at the needles parking lot and hike down hill west of the needles eye 50 yards or so. just south of bell tower.

Climbing Season

For the Needles Eye area.

Weather station 5.0 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Bell Ringer

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bell Ringer:
Summer lovin   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Meaghan nears the anchors.

Summer lovin 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13  South Dakota : Custer State Park : ... : Bell Ringer
Start on the south east corner and work up just right of a left slanting seam/crack. clip first bolt and move up left ( 5.8). continue straight up wandering over multiple quartz knobs past 4 more bolts. run out 25 feet to the chains on easier slabby rock....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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By Lyn34 Larsenhosen
Jul 3, 2014
Apparently there are plans to pull this route on the formation. Has permission been granted by the original route setter?

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