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Breezy Point Rock Climbing 

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Location: 43.8894, -103.4741 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Housiaux, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Andy Busse on Aug 28, 2008
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Amazing trad, mixed, and sport climbing on routes up to 100' in length. A quick 5 min approach and generally no crowds, not that crowds exist in SoDak!

Getting There 

Breezy Point, continue up hwy 244 an additional (.2 mi) past Wrinkled Rock Campground; it is on the right and also signed, it is located at approx the 1.9 mile mark from the Memorial entrance light.

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Climbing Season

For the Mount Rushmore National Memorial area.

Weather station 1.3 miles from here

59 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',23],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Breezy Point

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Breezy Point:
Rerighting the gospel   V0- 4-     Boulder, 15'   Breezy Point Boulders
Stiff Upper Lip   V3 6A     Boulder   Breezy Point Boulders
Kansas City Shuffle   V5 6C     Boulder   Breezy Point Boulders
The Bein Crack   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 75'   Lost Arrow Spire
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Rock Climbing Photo: Rerighting the gospel

Rerighting the gospel V0- 4-  SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Breezy Point Boulders
A sit down problem that starts on a left hand sloper and right hand crimp. Right to a slopey side pull, toe hook left foot and then to a left hand pinch, that is ok. Right up to a bad slopey edge, tricky foot work that includes a left heel hook. Left hand goes up to a virtually nothing sloper for stability and then bump to a really small and bad three finger crimp. Probably an eighth of an edge. Walk your feet through and step on a right foot edge and up with your right hand to a jumbly two fi...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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By Andy Busse
From: Rapid City, SD
Jul 4, 2010
Does anyone have any info on the routes at the top of Breezy Point? There are 4 sport routes approx 50' long with older Trango?? hangers 5.9-5.10.


By Peter L Scott
Jul 26, 2014
Andy Busse, I believe these are the routes my wife (Suzanne Johnson) and I put up in the early to mid '90s. I always wished there were some easy routes close to the camping at Breezy Point. Don't know if you can camp there anymore. We named it the After Dinner Wall. The route names from left to right are One Thin Mint, Wafer Thin, Desert, and Aperitif. Can't recall what we rated them but your comment seems about right.