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Bloody Spire Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.84157, -103.54527 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Bloody Spire and Homeward Spire from West

Description 

The Bloody Spire is the Large Spire diagonally accross the parking lot from the Needles Eye.

Getting There 

Look for the tourists runnig around like idiots up on the rocks above the parking lot and look to the right - you will can't miss the Bloody Spire. It is at the North East corner of the lot.

Climbing Season

For the Needles Eye area.

Weather station 5.0 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['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 Bloody Spire

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bloody Spire:
Standard Route   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 70'   
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Featured Route For Bloody Spire
Rock Climbing Photo: Rick on the Standard Route

Standard Route 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  South Dakota : Custer State Park : ... : Bloody Spire
This route is a blast and has great exposure (maybe it is bacause it is over the asphalt parking lot or something). The underclings are a cool and the rock is clean and solid. Don't climb the route with a full parking lot (early am or pm are best).Start on the North Side of the spire and work up the crack formed by the large block / flake and the main wall. Belay on top of the block.Move up to the obvious horizontal flake. Undercling right placing gear and clipping fome fixed pins along the ...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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