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Brilliant Boulder Rock Climbing 

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This is more of a large formation than boulder. It has a few problems on it with Brilliant being, by far, the best.

Getting There 

This formation is located just uphill from the Calm Before the Storm/Jaba Gully. Go around the back-ide of Old Baldy and start searching. Maybe eventually you will find it.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Baldy / "old baldy" area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Brilliant Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Brilliant Boulder:
Brilliant   V8-9 7B+     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Brilliant Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Brian Camp on an early ascent of Brilliant.

Brilliant V8-9 7B+  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Brilliant Boulder
This excellent problem is one of the best problems at Old Baldy. Start matched on the hold in the middle of the face. Put your foot on the very small foot hold and reach up to the small edge. Now, do one of two things. Either jump for the slopy hold (looks like a jug but is far from it) or heel hook the start hold. 5.6 to the top.Has been called both V8 and V9....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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By Mike Housiaux
From: Rapid City
Jan 4, 2017
Cronin has a unique problem over here.....

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