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Blockhead Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.849, -103.5327 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Chris Hirsch on Jun 17, 2013
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Description 

This unmistakable spire is part of the Spire Five mass. Very short on the E side. Very tall on the W, 4/5 gully side. Pioneered by the Conns in 1953.

Getting There 

Hike up the 4/5 gully to reach the base of the W face.

Climbing Season

For the Cathedral Spires area.

Weather station 5.0 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['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]


Featured Route For Blockhead

Copasetic 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  South Dakota : Custer State Park : ... : Blockhead
A must do if you find yourself in the 4/5 gully. Very long and pleasing with a crux up high, protected by a bolt. Then either rap or try out the precarious summit! Be cautious around hollow flakes....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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