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Chimney Butte

Chimney Butte Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Jarrett Luttrell on Nov 27, 2015
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For the lost, stranded, or otherwise misplaced ones of the Bakken oil fields, this is a small sanctuary. It's on public grasslands, but the land is also leased by nearby ranchers. Please be mindful of this. The rock is a very poor quality siltstone, and large boulders and flakes can detach easily. Some care has been given to clean loose debris off several of these short pitches, but things can change. The T stakes were pounded in sometime during the spring of 2015, but accelerated corrosion is not uncommon in the vicinity of oil production sites.

Getting There 

County road 12 east of Keene.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 7.7 miles from here


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