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Chockstone Corridor - South Summit

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Chockstone Corridor - South Summit Rock Climbing 

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First climbing area you come to in the Chessmen.

Getting There 

When following the trail to the Chessmen as described in The Needles of Rushmore guide, hang a right across the creek. The corridor is formed by two of the first large formations that you come to when hiking into the chessmen.

Climbing Season

For the The Needles Of Rushmore area.

Weather station 2.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Purple Pawn 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Chockstone Corridor - South...
A hella great two star route that no one will ever do, but everyone should really put it on their tick list anyway. Not too hard to find! If you are on the south eastern side of The Chockstone Corridor you will see a darkly colored rampy formation to your right. Mantle and scramble up this delightful five sixish slab placing sparse amounts of pro whenever possible. Hint! Ballnuts rule! Gain yourself a hand crack (in the middle of the formation) that is surprisingly super duper. Swim and flail yo...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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