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Borglum Rock Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Rock directly behind the bathroom in the parking lot. Trad climbing, bouldering and free solo. Mostly shady throughout the afternoon.

Getting There 

Walk behind the bathroom. If you cannot see this rock you are blind.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Rushmore National Memorial area.

Weather station 0.7 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['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 Borglum Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Postcards with a good view of the chimney exit

Postcards From Sierra 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Borglum Rock
This is a Steck Salathe style variation to Dumb Decision with the same start.Climb the fist/inside finger crack to a small ledge place a number 3 hex and a number 4-6 nut (depending on your brand) to protect the traverse. Get ready to commit step out in to the chimney system cuss swear beg and plead for your back as you grovel inch by inch to the large boulder wedged in the chimney. Place one cam to protect the overhang and top it out....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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